From Latin indūviae (clothes), from induō (I put on). See indue.


induviae pl (plural only)

  1. (botany) persistent portions of a calyx or corolla
  2. (botany) leaves which do not disarticulate from the stem, and hence remain for a long time

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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for induviae in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)