from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hormone, C19H22O6, obtained from the fungus Gibberella fujikuroi and used to promote the growth of plants, especially seedlings.
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- n. An organic compound, one of the gibberellins, obtained from the fungus Gibberella fujikuroi, that functions as a growth hormone in plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant growth hormone of the gibberellin series (C19H22O6), also called gibberellin A3. It was first isolated from the fungus Gibberella fujikuroi. It is used to promote the growth of seedlings. See also gibberellin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a crystalline acid associated with gibberellin
From gibberellin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)