binervate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having just two nerves.
    • Two-nerved; -- applied to leaves which may have two longitudinal ribs or nerves.
    • Having only two nerves, since the wings of some insects.
    • Having just two nerves.
    • Two-nerved; -- put on leaves which have two longitudinal ribs or nerves.
    • Having just two nerves, once the wings of some bugs.
  • others:
    • Two-nerved; specifically, in botany, having two longitudinal ribs: put on particular leaves.
    • In entomology, having two nervures or veins, as an insect's wing.
    • Two-nerved; especially, in botany, having two longitudinal ribs: put on particular leaves.
    • In entomology, having two nervures or veins, as an insect's wing.

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