Cir"ci*nate (?), a. [L. circinatus, p. p. of circinare to make round, fr. circinus a pair of compasses, from Gr. a circle.] Bot.

Rolled together downward, the tip occupying the center; -- a term used in reference to foliation or leafing, as in ferns.

Gray.

 

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Cir"ci*nate (?), v. t.

To make a circle around; to encompass.

[Obs.]

Bailey.

 

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