Binate Bi"nate, a. [L. bini two and two.] (Bot.) Double; growing in pairs or couples. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • binate — [bī′nāt΄] adj. [ModL binatus < L bini: see BINARY] Bot. occurring in pairs [binate leaves] binately adv …   English World dictionary

  • binate — (adj.) double, 1807, from L. bini two by two, twofold, two apiece (see BINARY (Cf. binary)) + ATE (Cf. ate) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • binate — adj. [L. bini, pair] Doubled; growing in pairs …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • binate — binately, adv. /buy nayt/, adj. Bot. produced or borne in pairs; double. [1800 10; < NL binatus, appar. extracted from LL combinatus yoked together. See BIN , ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • binate — bi·nate …   English syllables

  • binate — bi•nate [[t]ˈbaɪ neɪt[/t]] adj. Bot. bot produced or borne in pairs • Etymology: 1800–10; < NL bīnātus; see bin , ate bi′nate•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • binate — /ˈbaɪneɪt/ (say buynayt) adjective Botany double; produced or borne in pairs. {New Latin bīnātus, from Latin bīnī two at a time} –binately, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • binate —   a. double; in couples.    ♦ bination, n. celebration by a priest of Mass twice on the same day …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • binate — adj. Bot. 1 growing in pairs. 2 composed of two equal parts. Etymology: mod.L binatus f. L bini two together …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seguela — Séguéla Pour les articles homonymes, voir Séguéla (homonymie). Séguéla  Côte d Ivoire …   Wikipédia en Français

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