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]


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  • 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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