convolute

[ kon-vuh-loot ]SEE DEFINITION OF convolute

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONVOLUTE

In Melica the leaves are convolute and the shoot-section quadrangular.

A few stiff short hairs above, and the leaves are convolute.

Convolute, rolled up lengthwise, as the leaves of the Plum in vernation, 72.

Leaves conduplicate or convolute, short and narrow, the ligule short: minute ears at base.

Lolium temulentum is similar but is more apt to be convolute, whereas L. perenne is more folded.

The substance is gelatinous; the form is lobed, folded, or convolute, often resembling the brain of some animal.

Tongue long, convolute, distinct, sometimes porrected in the pupa state.

But the lower lip, which is drawn inwards with the curve of a conch shell,—oh what a convolute of cruelty and revenge is there!

Convolute: rolled or twisted spirally: also applied to wings when they are wrapped around the body.

The two first have zigzag passages; the third, channels running in convolute curves.

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