/jem"ayt/, adj., v., gemmated, gemmating. Bot., Zool.
1. having buds; increasing by budding.
2. to put forth buds; increase by budding.
[1840-50; < L gemmatus budded, adorned with gems. See GEMMA, -ATE1]

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