amylum star


: a star-shaped propagative body densely filled with starch and formed about the lower nodes of certain stoneworts

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amylum star was circa 1887

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“Amylum star.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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