diageotropic

adjective

dia·​geo·​tro·​pic ˌdī-ə-ˌjē-ə-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce diageotropic (audio) -ˈträ-pik How to pronounce diageotropic (audio)
: tending to grow at right angles to the line of gravity
diageotropic branches and roots

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of diageotropic was in 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Diageotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diageotropic. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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