lateral bud


: a bud that develops in the axil between a petiole and a stem

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lateral bud was in 1875

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“Lateral bud.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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