\(ˈ)bī+\ adjective
Etymology: bi- (I) + nervate

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binervate /bī-nûrˈvāt/
With two ribs or nerves
ORIGIN:bi- and ↑nerve

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binervate, a.
[f. bi- prefix2 1 + nervate, f. L. nerv-us nerve.]
Having two nerves: applied a. in Bot. to leaves having two longitudinal ribs; b. in Ent. to insect-wings supported by two nerves only.
in Brande Dict. Sc.

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  • Binervate — Bi*nerv ate, a. [L. bis twice + nervus sinew, nerve.] 1. (Bot.) Two nerved; applied to leaves which have two longitudinal ribs or nerves. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having only two nerves, as the wings of some insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • binervate — adj. [L. bis, two; nervus, nerve] Having two nerves or veins …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • binervate — bi·nervate …   English syllables

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