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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A slender, elastic process to which the masses of pollen in orchidaceous plants are attached.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A slender, elastic process, to which the masses of pollen in orchidaceous plants are attached.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, the stalk attached to the pollenmasses of orchideous plants.

Etymologies

Diminutive of Latin cauda ("tail, appendage"). (Wiktionary)

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