Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of ocrea.
  • n. A greave or legging.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A greave or legging.
  • n. A kind of sheath formed by two stipules united round a stem.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. False spellings of ocrea, ocreate.

Etymologies

Latin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The situation, arrangement, and structure of the stipules is called the stipulation. free adnate: fused to the petiole base ochreate: provided with ochrea, or sheath-formed stipules, e.g. rhubarb, encircling the petiole base interpetiolar: between the petioles of two opposite leaves. intrapetiolar: between the petiole and the subtending stem

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