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Convolute

Definition
adjective
(1) (botany) Of a leaf bud in which several leaves are rolled together longitudinally, or of a flower bud where petals are twisted together.
(2) Curled, wound, or twisted together.
verb
To fold or coil to form overlapping layers.
Supplement
Word origin: Latin convolūtum, of convolvere, (to roll together)
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