Meaning of gemmate

gem•mate

Pronunciation: ( jem'āt), [key]
— adj., v., -mat•ed, -mat•ing.
—adj.
  1. having buds; increasing by budding.
—v.i.
  1. to put forth buds; increase by budding.
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