vernation


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vernation \Ver*na"tion\, n. [F. vernation: cf. L. vernatio the
   sloughing of the skin of snakes.] (Bot.)
   The arrangement of the leaves within the leaf bud, as regards
   their folding, coiling, rolling, etc.; prefoliation.
   [1913 Webster]
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