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  • In botany, perfectly continuous with the stem: said of a root.

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  • "Of the nature of, or resembling, a pale or stake. Now chiefly (Zool. and Palaeontol.): of or relating to the pali of a coral (cf. PALUS n.2)." (OED)

    September 9, 2008