sclereid

noun
scler·e·id | \ ˈskler-ē-əd \

Definition of sclereid 

: a variably shaped sclerenchymatous cell of a higher plant

First Known Use of sclereid

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sclereid

International Scientific Vocabulary, irregular from Greek sklēros

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