Definition of binate in English:
1Growing in pairs.
- When the solitary female spikelets of teosinte became binate in maize, simultaneously the paired spikes of teosinte became solitary in maize.
- The ternate or occasionally binate leaves are from three to four inches long, rigid and sharp.
- The leaves are in pairs, binate, placed base to base, oval, broader than long, ending in an obtuse point, smooth, glaucous beneath, and borne on petioles as long as the scape, which arise from the rhizome.
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