Con*niv"ent (#), a. [L. connivens, p. pr.]

1.

Forbearing to see; designedly inattentive; as, connivent justice.

[R.]

Milton.

2. Biol.

Brought close together; arched inward so that the points meet; converging; in close contact; as, the connivent petals of a flower, wings of an insect, or folds of membrane in the human system, etc.

 

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