Definition of obvolute in English:

obvolute

Syllabification: ob·vo·lute
Pronunciation: /ˈäbvəˌlo͞ot/

Entry from US English dictionary

adjective

Botany
(Of a leaf) having a margin that alternately overlaps and is overlapped by that of an opposing leaf.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Latin obvolutus, past participle of obvolvere 'wrap around'.

Derivatives

obvolution

Pronunciation: /ˌäbveˈlo͞oSHən/
noun

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