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  • n. persistent portions of a calyx or corolla
  • n. leaves which do not disarticulate from the stem, and hence remain for a long time

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Persistent portions of a calyx or corolla; also, leaves which do not disarticulate from the stem, and hence remain for a long time.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, the withered leaves which remain persistent on the stems of some plants.

Etymologies

Latin, clothes, from induere to put on. See indue. (Wiktionary)

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