Last modified on 22 August 2013, at 21:08

circumnutation

EnglishEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

NounEdit

circumnutation (countable and uncountable, plural circumnutations)

  1. (botany) The successive bowing or bending in different directions of the growing tip of the stem of many plants, especially seen in climbing plants.

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