plagiotropic

adjective
pla·​gio·​tro·​pic | \ ˌplā-j(ē-)ə-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce plagiotropic (audio) , ˌpla-, -ˈträ-\

Definition of plagiotropic

: having the longer axis inclined away from the vertical

First Known Use of plagiotropic

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for plagiotropic

Greek plagios + International Scientific Vocabulary -tropic

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The first known use of plagiotropic was in 1882

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