Connivent



[kuh-nahy-vuh nt] /kəˈnaɪ vənt/

adjective, Botany, Zoology.
1.
converging, as petals.
/kəˈnaɪvənt/
adjective
1.
(of parts of plants and animals) touching without being fused, as some petals, insect wings, etc
adj.

1640s, from Latin conniventem (nominative connivens), present participle of connivere (see connive).

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