De*cur"rent (?), a. [L. decurrens, -entis, p. pr. of decurrere to run down; de- + currere to run: cf. F. d'ecurrent.] Bot.

Extending downward; -- said of a leaf whose base extends downward and forms a wing along the stem.

-- De*cur"rent*ly, adv.


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