Pronunciation: (ku-nek'tiv), [key]
serving or tending to connect: connective remarks between chapters.
1. something that connects.
2. Gram.a word used to connect words, phrases, clauses, and sentences, as a conjunction.
3. Bot.the tissue joining the two cells of the anther.
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