Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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

Etymologies

bract +‎ -let (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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.

    The Pecan and its Culture

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