cormel

noun
corm·​el | \ ˈkȯr-məl How to pronounce cormel (audio) , kȯr-ˈmel How to pronounce cormel (audio) \

Definition of cormel

: a small or secondary corm produced by a larger corm

First Known Use of cormel

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cormel

corm + -el (in bulbel, variant of bulbil)

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“Cormel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cormel. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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