plantlet

noun
plant·let | \ ˈplant-lət \

Definition of plantlet 

: a small or young plant

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What makes mother of thousands a good, solid houseplant is its ability to reproduce vegetatively, by growing plantlets along the margins of its leaves. Molly Marquand, Good Housekeeping, "5 Of The Easiest Houseplants To Grow From Cuttings," 14 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of plantlet

circa 1711, in the meaning defined above

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