• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Conferruminate (Bot) Closely united by the coalescence, or sticking together, of contiguous faces, as in the case of the cotyledons of the live-oak acorn.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • conferruminate Soldered together; consolidated as if soldered together; specifically, in botany, closely adherent, so as to be separated with difficulty, as the cotyledons of the horse-chestnut.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. conferruminare, to cement. See Ferruminate