ligule

noun lig·ule \ ˈli-(ˌ)gyül \

Definition of ligule

:a scalelike projection especially on a plant: such as
a :a thin appendage of a foliage leaf and especially of the sheath of a blade of grass
b :a ligulate corolla of a ray floret in a composite head

Origin and Etymology of ligule

New Latin ligula, from Latin, small tongue, strap, from lingere to lick — more at lick


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