from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A bract on the stalk of a single flower, which is itself on a main stalk that support several flowers.
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- noun botany A
bracton the stalkof a single flower, which is itself on a main stalk that supports several flowers.
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- noun a small bract
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bract + -let
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.