Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, same as squamula, 2.
  • noun In zoology, a genus of zygotrochous rotifers, of the family Euchlanidæ.

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

  • noun (Bot.) A diminutive scale or bractlet, such as those found on the receptacle in many composite plants; a palea.

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  • noun botany A diminutive scale or bractlet, such as those found on the receptacle in many composite plants; a palea.

Etymologies

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Diminutive from Latin squama a scale.

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