paryphodrome

adjective

pa·​ryph·​o·​drome
pəˈrifəˌdrōm
: having a vein that closely follows the margin
used of a form of leaf venation

Word History

Etymology

parypho- (from Greek paryphē border woven along a robe, from para- para- entry 1 + hyphē web) + -drome; akin to Greek hyphainein to weave

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“Paryphodrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paryphodrome. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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