complicant

complicant
\\-kənt\ adjective
Etymology: Latin complicant-, complicans, present participle of complicare to fold together
: overlapping — used of the elytra of certain beetles

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comˈplicant adjective
Overlapping
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Main Entry:complicate

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  • Complicant — Com pli*cant, a. [L. complicans, p. pr.] (Zo[ o]l.) Overlapping, as the elytra of certain beetles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • complicant — adj. [L. cum, with; plicare, to fold] 1. Folding or extending over another. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The elytron …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • complicant — com·pli·cant …   English syllables

  • BETRE seu TEMBUL — folii aromatici species celebertima, apud Indos; Salmasio est Folium Romanorum et φύλλον μαλαβάθρου Graecorum, quamvis non pauci Folium Indicum (illud cum folio Betre confundentes) malabathrum Veter. esse censeant, eo quod Tomalabathra hodieque… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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