macropodous

adjective

mac·​rop·​o·​dous
(ˈ)ma¦kräpədəs
variants or less commonly macropodal
-dᵊl
1
of a plant embryo : having an enlarged or elongated hypocotyl
2
of a plant or plant part : having a long stem or stalk
a macropodous leaf

Word History

Etymology

macr- + -podous or podal

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“Macropodous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macropodous. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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