Decurrently
Decurrent De*cur"rent, a. [L. decurrens, -entis, p. pr. of decurrere to run down; de- + currere to run: cf. F. d['e]current.] (Bot.) Extending downward; -- said of a leaf whose base extends downward and forms a wing along the stem. -- {De*cur"rent*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • decurrent — decurrence, decurrency, n. decurrently, adv. /di kerr euhnt, kur /, adj. Bot. extending down the stem below the place of insertion, as certain leaves. [1745 55; < L decurrent (s. of decurrens) running down (prp. of decurrere, equiv. to de DE +… …   Universalium

  • decurrent — /dəˈkʌrənt/ (say duh kuruhnt) adjective Botany extending down the stem below the place of insertion, as certain leaves. {Latin dēcurrens, present participle, running down} –decurrently, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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