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Supervolute

Definition
adjective
(1) (botany) Of a leaf bud in which the leaf blade is rolled inward (i.e. longitudinally, parallel to the midrib) when developing.
(2) Curled, wound, or twisted together.
Supplement
Word origin: Latin supervolutus, of supervolvere (to roll over).
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