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binate Line breaks: bin¦ate
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪneɪt/

Definition of binate in English:


Composed of two equal parts.
Example sentences
  • Its short binate leaves, the persistent long prickles of its cone, and its tough branches, combine to distinguish this Tine from its associates.
  • The binate leaves have a flat or slightly concave under-surface.
  • Though the Kawau plants all showed solitary terminal female flowers, binate flowers are sometimes met with.


Early 19th century: from modern Latin binatus, from Latin bini 'two together' + -ate2.

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