ptyxis

noun

ptyx·​is
ˈtiksə̇s
plural ptyxes
-kˌsēz
: the disposition of a single leaf in the bud

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek, act of folding, from ptyssein to fold

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“Ptyxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ptyxis. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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