adventitious bud

noun

Definition of adventitious bud

botany
: a bud arising in other than the normal position (as where elongation has ceased) and lacking a vascular trace — compare trace bud

First Known Use of adventitious bud

1822, in the meaning defined above

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“Adventitious bud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adventitious%20bud. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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