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decurrent


decurrent


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decurrent  \De*cur"rent\,  a.  [L.  decurrens,  -entis,  p.  pr  of 
  decurrere  to  run  down  de-  +  currere  to  run:  cf  F. 
  d['e]current.]  (Bot.) 
  Extending  downward;  --  said  of  a  leaf  whose  base  extends 
  downward  and  forms  a  wing  along  the  stem.  -- 
  {De*cur"rent*ly},  adv