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From Latin supervolutus, past participle of supervolvere (to roll over), from super (over) + volvere (to roll).


supervolute (comparative more supervolute, superlative most supervolute)

  1. (botany) Having a plaited and convolute arrangement in the bud, as in the morning glory.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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