decurrent

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de·cur·rent

 (dĭ-kûr′ənt, -kŭr′-)
adj. Botany
Having the leaf base extending down the stem below the insertion.

[Middle English, from Latin dēcurrēns, dēcurrent-, present participle of dēcurrere, to run down : dē-, de- + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

de·cur′rent·ly adv.

decurrent

(dɪˈkʌrənt)
adj
(Botany) botany extending down the stem, esp (of a leaf) having the base of the blade extending down the stem as two wings
[C15: from Latin dēcurrere to run down, from currere to run]
deˈcurrently adv

de•cur•rent

(dɪˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr-)

adj.
extending down the stem below the place of insertion, as certain leaves.
[1745–55; < Latin dēcurrent-, s. of dēcurrēns, present participle of dēcurrere to run down =dē- de- + currere to run]
de•cur′rence, de•cur′ren•cy, n.
de•cur′rent•ly, adv.
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