obvolute

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obvolute

(ˈɒbvəˌluːt)
adj
1. (Botany) (of leaves or petals in the bud) folded so that the margins overlap each other
2. turned in or rolled
[C18: from Latin obvolūtus past participle of obvolvere, from ob- to, over + volvere to roll]
ˌobvoˈlution n
ˈobvoˌlutive adj
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