tenacle

noun
ten·a·cle | \ˈtenə̇kəl\
plural -s

Definition of tenacle 

1 obsolete : a stalk of a plant

2 tenacles plural : the tentacles by which some plants (as ivies) attach themselves in climbing

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History and Etymology for tenacle

Late Latin tenaculum instrument for holding

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