Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, same as plantlet; also, the embryo of a plant.

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

  • noun (Bot.) The embryo which has begun its development in the act of germination.

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

  • noun botany The embryo which has begun its development in the act of germination.

Etymologies

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French, diminutive of plante a plant, Latin planta.

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