Induviae
Induviae In*du"vi*[ae], n. pl. [L., clothes, fr. induere to put on. See {Indue}.] (Bot.) Persistent portions of a calyx or corolla; also, leaves which do not disarticulate from the stem, and hence remain for a long time. [1913 Webster]

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  • induviae — /in dūˈvi ē/ (botany) plural noun Withered leaves persistent on the stems of some plants ORIGIN: L induviae clothes • • • indūˈvial adjective indūˈviate adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • Induvĭae — (Bot.), die Fruchtdecke, alle an der Frucht vorkommenden Theile begreifend, welche nicht dem Pistille in der Blüthe angehörten od. doch nicht mit diesem innig verwachsen waren, die aber die Frucht mehr od. weniger einschließen od. umhüllen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • induvie — [ ɛ̃dyvi ] n. f. • 1815; lat. induviæ « vêtement » ♦ Bot. Formation qui se développe après la fécondation, qui enveloppe un fruit ou lui sert de réceptacle. ● induvie nom féminin (latin induviae, vêtement) Organe annexe du fruit, tel que le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • endue — Indue In*due , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Induing}.] [Written also {endue}.] [L. induere to put on, clothe, fr. OL. indu (fr. in in) + a root seen also in L. exuere to put off, divest, exuviae the skin of an animal, slough,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indue — In*due , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Induing}.] [Written also {endue}.] [L. induere to put on, clothe, fr. OL. indu (fr. in in) + a root seen also in L. exuere to put off, divest, exuviae the skin of an animal, slough, induviae …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indued — Indue In*due , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Induing}.] [Written also {endue}.] [L. induere to put on, clothe, fr. OL. indu (fr. in in) + a root seen also in L. exuere to put off, divest, exuviae the skin of an animal, slough,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Induing — Indue In*due , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Induing}.] [Written also {endue}.] [L. induere to put on, clothe, fr. OL. indu (fr. in in) + a root seen also in L. exuere to put off, divest, exuviae the skin of an animal, slough,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • induvial — indūˈvial adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑induviae …   Useful english dictionary

  • induviate — indūˈviate adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑induviae …   Useful english dictionary

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