tigella

noun
ti·​gel·​la | \tə̇ˈjelə\
variants: or tigelle \-​ˈjel \
plural -s

Definition of tigella 

: a short or rudimentary stem specifically : the hypocotyl sometimes together with the plumule

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Other Words from tigella

tigellate \-​lə̇t \ adjective

History and Etymology for tigella

tigella, New Latin, from French tigelle; tigelle from French, diminutive of tige stem, stalk

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