potometer

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noun po·tom·e·ter \pō-ˈtä-mə-tər\

Definition of potometer

  1. :  an apparatus for measuring the rate of transpiration in a plant by determining the amount of water absorbed

Origin and Etymology of potometer

Greek poton drink (akin to Greek pinein to drink) + English -meter — more at potable


First Known Use: 1884


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