conferruminate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin conferruminare (to cement).

Verb[edit]

conferruminate (third-person singular simple present conferruminates, present participle conferruminating, simple past and past participle conferruminated)

  1. To unite into a solid mass

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Adjective[edit]

conferruminate (comparative more conferruminate, superlative most conferruminate)

  1. (botany) Closely united by the coalescence of contiguous faces.
    The cotyledons of the live-oak acorn are conferruminate.