Definition of plicately in English:

plicately

adverb

Biology
  • In a plicate manner; in or with folds or ridges.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From plicate + -ly.

Pronunciation

plicately

/ˈplʌɪkətli//ˈplʌɪkeɪtli/