acrodrome

adjective ac·ro·drome \ˈa-krə-ˌdrōm\
variants: or

acrodromous

\ə-ˈkrä-drə-məs, a-\

Definition of acrodrome

  1. :  running to a point —used of a form of venation in which the principal veins terminate at the leaf tip (as in plants of the genus Ziziphus)

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Origin and Etymology of acrodrome

acr- + -drome, -dromous


First Known Use: circa 1900


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