from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A small bract.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In botany, a little bract situated on a partial flower-stalk or pedicel, between the bract and the calyx, and usually smaller than the true bract. Also called
bractlet. See cut under bract.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) Same as
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun botany A small
leafof leaf-like structure directly subtendinga floweror inflorescence whose stalkitself is subtended by a bract.
- noun botany A bract subtending an
individualflower rather than an inflorescence.
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- noun a small bract
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin bracteola, gold leaf, diminutive of bractea; see bract.]
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