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stele

noun \ˈstēl, ˈstē-lē\

Definition of STELE

:  the usually cylindrical central vascular portion of the axis of a vascular plant
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Origin of STELE

New Latin, from Greek stēlē stela, pillar
First Known Use: 1895

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem

Rhymes with STELE

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