Subalternate



[suhb-awl-ter-nit, -al-] /sʌbˈɔl tər nɪt, -ˈæl-/
adjective
1.
subordinate.
2.
Botany. placed singly along an axis, but tending to become grouped oppositely.
subalternate
/sʌbˈɔːltənɪt/
adjective
1.
(of leaves) having an arrangement intermediate between alternate and opposite
2.
following in turn
3.
of lesser quality or status

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