Binervate
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]


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  • binervate — (ˈ)bī+ adjective Etymology: bi (I) + nervate : two nerved * * * binervate /bī nûrˈvāt/ adjective With two ribs or nerves ORIGIN: ↑bi and ↑nerve * * * binervate, a. ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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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