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Petioled

Definition

adjective

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

(2) (entomology) Having a pedicle or stalk-like structure.


Supplement

In botany, flowering plants may be classified based on the presence of petiole: (1) petiolated plants and (2) sessile plants.


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

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