Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as bracteole.

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany A bract on the stalk of a single flower, which is itself on a main stalk that supports several flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small bract

Etymologies

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bract +‎ -let

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.

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