epicormic

adjective

ep·​i·​cor·​mic
¦epə¦kȯrmik
: growing from a dormant bud exposed to light and air
new epicormic branches on thinned forest trees

Word History

Etymology

epi- + corm + -ic

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“Epicormic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epicormic. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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