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Petiolated

Definition

adjective

(1) (botany) Having a petiole or leafstalk attaching the leaf blade to the stem.

(2) (zoology) Having a pedicle or stalk-like structure, such as the stalk-like structure connecting the mesosoma and gaster in ants.


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Word origin: from Latin petiolus (little foot), from pēs (foot)

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