sieve plate


: a perforated wall or part of a wall at the end of one of the individual cells making up a sieve tube

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sieve plate was in 1875

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“Sieve plate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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