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sieve tube

noun

Definition of SIEVE TUBE

:  a tube consisting of an end-to-end series of thin-walled living plant cells characteristic of the phloem and held to function chiefly in translocation of organic solutes

First Known Use of SIEVE TUBE

1875

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