Definitions

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

  • noun An enlargement at the base of the style of flowers in certain plants of the parsley family.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, one of the double fleshy disks from which the styles in the Umbelliferæ arise.

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

  • noun (Bot.) An expansion at the base of the style, as in umbelliferous plants.

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

  • noun botany An expansion at the base of the style, as in umbelliferous plants.

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

  • noun an enlargement at the base of the style in some Umbelliferae

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin : stylo– + Greek pous, pod-, foot; see podium.]

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See style and podium.

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