Multiplicate flower
Multiplicate Mul"ti*pli*cate, a. [L. multiplicatus, p. p. of multiplicare. See {Multiply}.] Consisting of many, or of more than one; multiple; multifold. [1913 Webster]

{Multiplicate flower} (Bot.), a flower that is double, or has an unusual number of petals in consequence of the abnormal multiplication of the parts of the floral whorls. [1913 Webster]


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  • Multiplicate — Mul ti*pli*cate, a. [L. multiplicatus, p. p. of multiplicare. See {Multiply}.] Consisting of many, or of more than one; multiple; multifold. [1913 Webster] {Multiplicate flower} (Bot.), a flower that is double, or has an unusual number of petals… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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