Dictionary

propagule

noun prop·a·gule \ˈprä-pə-ˌgyül\

Definition of PROPAGULE

:  a structure (as a cutting, a seed, or a spore) that propagates a plant

Origin of PROPAGULE

New Latin propagulum, from Latin propages slip
First Known Use: 1858

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: propalePrevious Word in the Dictionary: propagatoryAll Words Near: propagule
May 22, 2015
nepotism Hear it
favoritism based on kinship
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears