|1.||Born with another; being of the same birth.|
|2.||Congenital; existing from birth.|
|3.||(Bot.) Congenitally united; growing from one base, or united at their bases; united into one body; |
|Adj.||1.||connate - of similar parts or organs; closely joined or united; "a connate tomato flower"|
adnate - of unlike parts or organs; growing closely attached; "a calyx adnate to the ovary"
|2.||connate - related in nature; "connate qualities"|