Connation



[kon-eyt] /ˈkɒn eɪt/

adjective
1.
existing in a person or thing from birth or origin; inborn:
a connate sense of right and wrong.
2.
associated in birth or origin.
3.
allied or agreeing in nature; cognate.
4.
Anatomy. firmly united; fused.
5.
Botany. congenitally joined, as leaves.
6.
Geology. trapped in sediment at the time the sediment was deposited:
connate water.
/ˈkɒneɪt/
adjective
1.
existing in a person or thing from birth; congenital or innate
2.
allied or associated in nature or origin; cognate: connate qualities
3.
(biology) Also called coadunate. (of similar parts or organs) closely joined or united together by growth
4.
(geology) (of fluids) produced or originating at the same time as the rocks surrounding them: connate water
adj.

1640s, from Late Latin connatus “born together, twins,” past participle of connasci “to be born together,” from com- “together” (see com-) + nasci “to be born” (Old Latin gnasci; see genus). Related: Connation.
connate
(kŏn’āt’, kŏ-nāt’)
Botany Joined with a part or organ of the same kind, as leaves that are joined at the base. Compare adnate.

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