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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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: rolled longitudinally upon itself; "a convolute petal"
[syn: convolute, convoluted]
v 1: curl, wind, or twist together [syn: convolve,
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,
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