What does vernation mean?

Definitions for vernationvərˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vernation(noun)

    (botany) the arrangement of young leaves in a leaf bud before it opens


  1. vernation(Noun)

    The appearance of new leaves.

  2. vernation(Noun)

    The arrangement of multiple organs (such as leaves and flower parts) within a bud.

  3. vernation(Noun)

    Arrangement of only leaves within the bud; prefoliation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vernation(noun)

    the arrangement of the leaves within the leaf bud, as regards their folding, coiling, rolling, etc.; prefoliation

  2. Origin: [F. vernation: cf. L. vernatio the sloughing of the skin of snakes.]


  1. Vernation

    Vernation is the formation of new leaves or fronds. In plant anatomy, it is the arrangement of leaves in a bud. In pine trees new leaves are short and encased in sheaths. Each leaf bundle consists of 2 to 5 needles. All the leaves on one section of branch grow in length together. In the cabbage, new leaves are folded over, each covered by the previous leaf.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vernation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vernation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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