1. Sticking; clinging; adhering.

2. Attached as an attribute or circumstance.

3. <botany> Congenitally united with an organ of another kind, as calyx with ovary, or stamens with petals.

Origin: L. Adhaerens, -entis, p. Pr., cf. F. Adherent.

(01 Mar 1998)

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