from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The stalk of a leaflet in a compound leaf.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, a little or partial petiole, such as belong to the leaflets of compound leaves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A small petiole, or the petiole of a leaflet.

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

  • noun botany The petiole of a pinna or pinnule.

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

  • noun the stalk of a leaflet


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