tigella

noun ti·gel·la \tə̇ˈjelə\
variants: or

tigelle

\-ˈjel\

Definition of tigella

plural

-s

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

tigellate

\-lə̇t\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of tigella

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


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