Definition for AD-NA'TA

AD-NA'TA, n. [L. ad and natus, grown, from nascor, to grow.]

  1. In anatomy, one of the coats of the eye, which is also called albuginea, and is sometimes confounded with the conjunctiva. It lies between the sclerotica and the conjunctiva.
  2. Such parts of animal or vegetable bodies, as are usual and natural, as the hair, wool, horns; or accidental, as fungus, misletoe, and excrescences.
  3. Offsets of plants, germinating under ground, as from the lily, narcissus, and hyacinth. – Quincy. Encyc.

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