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convolute


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Convolute  \Con"vo*lute\,  a.  [L.  convolutus  p.  p.  of  convolvere 
  See  {Convolve}.]  (Bot.) 
  Rolled  or  wound  together,  one  part  upon  another;  --  said  of 
  the  leaves  of  plants  in  [ae]stivation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  convolute 
  adj  :  (botany)  rolled  longitudinally  upon  itself:"  a  convolute 
  petal" 
  v  1:  curl,  wind,  or  twist  together  [syn:  {convolve}] 
  2:  change  the  meaning  of  [syn:  {twist},  {twist  around},  {pervert}, 
  {sophisticate}] 




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