Involucellate In`vo*lu"cel*late, a. (Bot.) Furnished with involucels. [1913 Webster]

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  • involucellate — in·vol·u·cel·late …   English syllables

  • involucellate — adjective see involucel …   Useful english dictionary

  • involucel — /ɪnˈvɒljəsɛl/ (say in volyuhsel) noun a secondary involucre, as in a compound cluster of flowers. {New Latin involucellum, diminutive of Latin involūcrum cover} –involucellate /ɪnˌvɒljəˈsɛleɪt/ (say in.volyuh selayt), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • involucel — [in väl′yo͞o sel΄] n. [ModL involucellum, dim. < L involucrum] a secondary involucre; ring of small leaves, or bracts, at the base of each segment of a cluster involucellate [in väl′yo͞osel′it] adj …   English World dictionary

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