adj. [L. bis, two; nervus, nerve]
Having two nerves or veins.

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  • Binervate — Bi*nerv ate, a. [L. bis twice + nervus sinew, nerve.] 1. (Bot.) Two nerved; applied to leaves which have two longitudinal ribs or nerves. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having only two nerves, as the wings of some insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • binervate — (ˈ)bī+ adjective Etymology: bi (I) + nervate : two nerved * * * binervate /bī nûrˈvāt/ adjective With two ribs or nerves ORIGIN: ↑bi and ↑nerve * * * binervate, a. ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • binervate — bi·nervate …   English syllables

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