From Latin circinatus , past participle of circinō (“to make round”)
circinate (not comparable)
- (botany) Used of leaves or similar parts that are coiled on themselves from the apex toward their base.
- (medicine) Round or ring-shaped, particularly with distinct margins forming some sort of motive; annular.
- Most often the term is used in botany with regard to the way a leaf is "packaged" inside a bud.
- circinate vernation
- second-person plural present active imperative of circinō