Definitions

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  • n. A cap of cells covering the growing extremity of a root; a rootcap.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cap of cells which covers the growing extremity of a root; a rootcap.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, the root-cap.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek a cap + root.

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