protoderm

noun
pro·​to·​derm | \ ˈprō-tə-ˌdərm How to pronounce protoderm (audio) \

Definition of protoderm

: the outer primary meristem of a plant or plant part

First Known Use of protoderm

circa 1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Protoderm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protoderm. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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