Vaginant
Vaginant Vag"i*nant, a. [Cf. F. vaginant. See {Vagina}.] Serving to in invest, or sheathe; sheathing. [1913 Webster]

{Vaginant leaf} (Bot.), a leaf investing the stem or branch by its base, which has the form of a tube. [1913 Webster]


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  • vaginant — VAGINÁNT, Ă adj. (Despre plante) La care porţiunea inferioară a frunzei învăluie ramul sau tulpina ca frunzele gramineelor. [< fr. vaginant]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  VAGINÁNT, Ă adj. (despre bractee, frunze, peţiol)… …   Dicționar Român

  • vaginant — vaginant, ante (va ji nan, nan t ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui enveloppe comme une gaîne ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. vagina, gaîne …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • vaginant — ˈvajənənt adjective Etymology: New Latin vaginant , vaginans, from vagin + Latin ant , ans ant : sheathing vaginant culm of grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaginant — a. (Bot.) Sheathing …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vaginant — vag·i·nant …   English syllables

  • Vaginant leaf — Vaginant Vag i*nant, a. [Cf. F. vaginant. See {Vagina}.] Serving to in invest, or sheathe; sheathing. [1913 Webster] {Vaginant leaf} (Bot.), a leaf investing the stem or branch by its base, which has the form of a tube. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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