arbuscule

noun
ar·​bus·​cule
plural -s

Definition of arbuscule

1 : a tuft of hairs or cilia
2 : a branched treelike organ specifically : one of the treelike haustorial organs in certain mycorrhizal fungi

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History and Etymology for arbuscule

Latin arbuscula

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“Arbuscule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arbuscule. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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