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connate From the Latin connatus, meaning ‘born together’.

1. Applied to similar organs (e.g. leaves or petals) that are joined together. Compare adnate.

2. Applied to water that has remained trapped in a sedimentary rock since the original sediments were laid down in that water, prior to lithification. Connate water may be very old and saline.

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connate

connate existing from birth, congenital XVII; congenitally united XVIII. — late L. connātus, pp. of connascī, f. CON- + nascī be born (see NATAL).

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connate

connate Applied to similar organs (e.g. leaves or petals) that are joined together. Compare ADNATE.

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