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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ADOSCULA'TION, n. [L. ad and osculatio, a kissing, from osculum, a kiss, or mouth.]
The impregnation of plants by the falling of the farina on the pistils.
Adosculation is also defined to be the inserting of one part of a plant into another.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Adosculation Ad*os"cu*la"tion, n. [L. adosculari, adosculatum, to kiss. See Osculate.] (Biol.) Impregnation by external contact, without intromission.



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