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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, the hibernacle of a plant, which protects the embryo or future shoot from injury during the winter. It is either a bud or a bulb. Also winter-lodgment.

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  • The 24-year-old actress, who plays Martha Cox in the hit teen movie musicals, has confirmed she and fiance Ben Higginson are planning a romantic "winter-lodge theme" wedding.

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