HyperDic: petiole

English > 1 sense of the word petiole:
NOUNplantpetiole, leafstalkthe slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf
English > petiole: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf.
Synonymleafstalk
NarrowerphyllodeAn expanded petiole taking on the function of a leaf blade
Broaderstalk, stemA slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
Spanishcabillo, peciolo, pecíolo, pezón, rabillo
Catalanpecíol

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