Caulis
Caulis Cau"lis, n.; L. pl. {Caules}. [L., a stem.] (Bot.) An herbaceous or woody stem which bears leaves, and may bear flowers. [1913 Webster]

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  • caulis — caulís s. n., pl. caulíse Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CAÚLIS s.n. (bot.) Tulpina plantelor. [pron. ca u . / < lat. caulis]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 06.12.2004. Sursa: DN  …   Dicționar Român

  • caulis — /köˈlis or (Latin) kowˈlis/ noun (pl cauˈles / lēz or lās/) 1. The stem of a plant 2. One of the main stems at the angles of the Corinthian capital (architecture) ORIGIN: L caulis a stalk • • • caulescˈent adjective (of plants) having a stem… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caulis — (lat.), der Stängel, von der Wurzel gewöhnlich aufwärts strebender, Blätter u. Blumen tragender Theil an krautartigen Pflanzen; daher Cauliformis stängelförmig; Caulĭuns aus dem Stängel entspringend …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Caulis — (lat.), Stengel (s. Sproß) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • caulis — [kô′lis] n. pl. caules [kô′lēz] 〚L: see HOLE〛 the main stem or stalk of a plant * * * …   Universalium

  • caulis — [kô′lis] n. pl. caules [kô′lēz] [L: see HOLE] the main stem or stalk of a plant …   English World dictionary

  • caulis — n.; pl. caules [L. caulis, stalk] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The funicle of the antenna; the corneous basal part of the jaws …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • caulis — kaulomas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Augalo stiebo ir šakų (be lapų) visuma. atitikmenys: angl. caulis vok. Kauloma, f rus. каулома, f; ствол пальмы, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • caulis — noun /ˈkɔːlɪs/ a) Each of the main stalks which support the volutes and helices of a Corinthian capital. b) The stalk of a plant, especially a herbaceous stem in its natural state …   Wiktionary

  • caulis — /ˈkɔləs/ (say kawluhs) noun (plural caules /ˈkɔliz/ (say kawleez)) Botany the main stalk or stem of a plant, especially of a herbaceous plant. {Latin} …   Australian English dictionary

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