subalternate


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subalternate

(sʌbˈɔːltənɪt)
adj
1. (Botany) (of leaves) having an arrangement intermediate between alternate and opposite
2. following in turn
3. of lesser quality or status
subalternation n
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Again, in another anonymous pamphlet, religion and national interests were given particular emphasis: "Our primarie end is to plant religion, our secondarie and subalternate ends are for the honour and profit of our nation (A True Declaration 5).
In this sense, these subalternate narratives hold great potential to cause a "rearrangement of relations and positions" that is proof of the more dynamic and complex nature of reality (1987: 77-78).
Leaflets subopposite to subalternate, to 21 pairs per leaf, coriaceous, linear-lanceolate with strongly acuminate tip, straight to slightly falcate, margins dentate with 20-60 teeth on distal 2/3 to 1/2, light green and glabrous when emerging, glossy bright green at maturity; basal leaflets 17-36 x 3-6.
Leaflets/lobes alternate to subalternate, symmetric,