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(Biology) (of some plants and animals) having or reproducing by gemmae
(Biology) (intr) to produce or reproduce by gemmae
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adj., v. -mat•ed, -mat•ing. adj.
1. having or increasing by means of gemmae.v.i.
2. to put forth buds; increase by budding.
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Past participle: gemmated
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