catkinate catkinate adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a catkin. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • catkinate — cat·kin·ate …   English syllables

  • catkinate — adjective resembling a catkin • Pertains to noun: ↑catkin * * * adjective see catkin …   Useful english dictionary

  • catkin — catkinate /kat keuh nayt /, adj. /kat kin/, n. Bot. a spike of unisexual, apetalous flowers having scaly, usually deciduous bracts, as of a willow or birch. Also called ament. [1570 80; < D katteken little cat (now obs.). See CAT1, KIN] * * *… …   Universalium

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