Squamula
Squamula Squam"u*la (skw[a^]m"[-u]*l[.a] or skw[=a]"m[-u]*l[.a]), n.; pl. {Squamul[ae]} (-l[=e]). [L., dim. of squama a scale.] (Bot.) One of the little hypogynous scales found in the flowers of grasses; a lodicule. [1913 Webster]

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