petiolule

noun

: a stalk of a leaflet of a compound leaf

Word History

Etymology

New Latin petiolulus, diminutive of petiolus

First Known Use

circa 1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of petiolule was circa 1794

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“Petiolule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petiolule. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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