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petiolule

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noun pet·i·o·lule \ˈpe-tē-ō-ˌlül, ˌpe-tē-ˈōl-(ˌ)yül\

Definition of petiolule

  1. :  a stalk of a leaflet of a compound leaf



Origin and Etymology of petiolule

New Latin petiolulus, diminutive of petiolus


First Known Use: 1832


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