lodicule

noun lod·i·cule \ ˈlä-di-ˌkyül \

Definition of lodicule

:one of usually two delicate membranous hyaline scales at the base of the ovary of a grass that by their swelling assist in anthesis

Origin and Etymology of lodicule

Latin lodicula, diminutive of lodic-, lodix cover


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