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English verb: invaginate

1. invaginate (contact) sheathe

SamplesThe chrysalis is invaginated.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)sheathe

Domain categorybotany, phytology

2. invaginate (contact) fold inwards

SamplesSome organs can invaginate.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)draw in, retract

Narrower (hyponym)intussuscept

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