Cauline
Cauline Cau"line, a. (Bot.) Growing immediately on a caulis; of or pertaining to a caulis. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • cauline — [kô′līn΄, kô′lin] adj. [ CAUL(IS) + INE1] Bot. of or growing on a stem, esp. the upper part of a stem …   English World dictionary

  • cauline —    Belonging to the stem, as in cauline leaves emerging from the stem …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • cauline — adjective 1. (of plants) producing a well developed stem above ground • Syn: ↑caulescent, ↑stemmed • Ant: ↑acaulescent (for: ↑caulescent) • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cauline — adjective Etymology: probably from New Latin caulinus, from Latin caulis Date: 1756 of, relating to, or growing on a stem and especially on the upper part …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cauline — adj. [L. caulis, stalk] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) A term used to describe nematotheca attached to the main stem of a hydroid colony …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cauline — /kaw lin, luyn/, adj. Bot. of or pertaining to a stem, esp. pertaining to or arising from the upper part of a stem. [1750 60; < L caul(is) a stalk, stem + INE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cauline — adjective Growing immediately on a caulis; of or pertaining to a caulis …   Wiktionary

  • cauline — cau·line …   English syllables

  • cauline — cau•line [[t]ˈkɔ lɪn, laɪn[/t]] adj. bot bot of or pertaining to a stem, esp. the upper part of a stem • Etymology: 1750–60; < L caul(is) a stalk, stem + ine I …   From formal English to slang

  • cauline — /ˈkɔlaɪn/ (say kawluyn), / lin/ (say leen) adjective Botany of or relating to a stem, especially relating to or arising from the upper part of a stem. {Latin caulis stalk + ine1} …   Australian English dictionary

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