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- n. A bract on the stalk of a single flower, which is itself on a main stalk that supports several flowers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bract on the stalk of a single flower, which is itself on a main stalk that support several flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as bracteole.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small bract
Staminate flowers in long, drooping catkins, provided with three or more stamens and occasionally with an irregular-lobed perianth adnate to the bractlet and a rudimentary ovary.