Definition of geniculately in US English:

geniculately

adverb

Botany
  • In a geniculate manner; with or at a node or joint; with a bend or angle.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Tomlinson (fl. 1657). From geniculate + -ly, originally after classical Latin geniculātim at each joint or knot (Pliny).

Pronunciation

geniculately

/dʒɪˈnɪkjʊlətli/