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 for convolute
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Convolute \Con"vo*lute\, a. [L. convolutus, p. p. of convolvere.
     See Convolve.] (Bot.)
     Rolled or wound together, one part upon another; -- said of
     the leaves of plants in [ae]stivation.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  convolute
      adj 1: rolled longitudinally upon itself; "a convolute petal"
             [syn: convolute, convoluted]
      v 1: curl, wind, or twist together [syn: convolve,
           convolute]
      2: practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about
         in order to mislead or deceive; "Don't twist my words" [syn:
         twist, twist around, pervert, convolute,
         sophisticate]

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