geminate

[ verb jem-uh-neyt; adjective, noun jem-uh-nit, -neyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF geminate
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GEMINATE

Frustules single or geminate, cylindrical, short, in zone view rectangular or with undulating sides.

Geminate: arranged in pairs composed of two similar parts: doubled.

Sometimes few simple hexaradiate and geminate tetraradiate spicula are mingled.

Spicula of three different kinds; simple needles, radiate, and geminate mixed.

Spicula of three different kinds; simple needles, radiate and geminate mixed.

Mouth-spots two, or one, with a distinct construction; flagella symmetrically arranged; nucleus bilobed or geminate.

WORD ORIGIN

"duplicated, found in pairs," 1590s, from Latin geminatus "twinned, equal," past participle of geminare "to double, repeat," related to geminus "twin," perhaps from PIE *yem- "to pair." As a verb, from 1630s. Related: Geminated; geminating.

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