Leafstalk
Leafstalk Leaf"stalk`, n. (Bot.) The stalk or petiole which supports a leaf. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • leafstalk — [lēf′stôk΄] n. the slender, usually cylindrical portion of a leaf, which supports the blade and is attached to the stem; petiole …   English World dictionary

  • leafstalk — lapkotis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalo lapo kotas. atitikmenys: angl. leafstalk; petiole rus. черешок …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • leafstalk — noun Date: circa 1776 petiole …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leafstalk — /leef stawk /, n. petiole (def. 1). [1770 80; LEAF + STALK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • leafstalk — noun The stalk that supports a leaf and connects it to the plant. Syn: petiole …   Wiktionary

  • leafstalk — n. thin stalk which joins a leaf to a stem …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leafstalk — leaf•stalk [[t]ˈlifˌstɔk[/t]] n. bot petiole 1) • Etymology: 1770–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • leafstalk — /ˈlifstɔk/ (say leefstawk) noun → petiole (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • leafstalk — noun the slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf • Syn: ↑petiole • Hypernyms: ↑stalk, ↑stem • Hyponyms: ↑phyllode …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alternanthera reineckii — Taxobox name = Alternanthera reineckii image width = 200px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Amaranthaceae genus = Alternanthera species = A. reineckii binomial = Alternanthera… …   Wikipedia

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