spongelet
Spongiole Spon"gi*ole (sp[u^]n"j[i^]*[=o]l; 277), n. [L. spongiola a rose gall, small roots, dim. of spongia: cf. F. spongiole.] (Bot.) A supposed spongelike expansion of the tip of a rootlet for absorbing water; -- called also {spongelet}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Spongelet — Sponge let ( l[e^]t), n. See {Spongiole}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Spongiole — Spon gi*ole (sp[u^]n j[i^]*[=o]l; 277), n. [L. spongiola a rose gall, small roots, dim. of spongia: cf. F. spongiole.] (Bot.) A supposed spongelike expansion of the tip of a rootlet for absorbing water; called also {spongelet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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