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Convoluted

Definition
adjective
(1) (botany) (Of a leaf bud) Leaves rolled together longitudinally.
(2) (botany) (Of a flower bud) Petals are twisted together.
(3) Curled, wound, or twisted together.
Supplement
Word origin: Latin convolūtum, of convolvere, “to roll together”
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  • supervolute
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