petiolate

adjective

pet·​i·​o·​late ˈpe-tē-ə-ˌlāt How to pronounce petiolate (audio) ˌpe-tē-ˈō-lət How to pronounce petiolate (audio)
: having a stalk or petiole

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of petiolate was circa 1753

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“Petiolate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petiolate. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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