Involucel
Involucel In*vol"u*cel (?; 277), n. [Dim. of involucre, or involucrum: cf. F. involucelle.] (Bot.) A partial, secondary, or small involucre. See Illust. of {Involucre}. [1913 Webster]

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  • involucel — INVOLUCÉL s.n. (bot.) Mic involucru. [< fr. involucelle]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • involucel — [in väl′yo͞o sel΄] n. [ModL involucellum, dim. < L involucrum] a secondary involucre; ring of small leaves, or bracts, at the base of each segment of a cluster involucellate [in väl′yo͞osel′it] adj …   English World dictionary

  • involucel — involucelate /in vol yeuh sel it/, involucelated /in vol yeuh sel ay tid/, adj. /in vol yeuh sel /, n. Bot. a secondary involucre, as in a compound cluster of flowers. See illus. under involucre. [1755 65; < NL involucellum, dim. of L involucrum… …   Universalium

  • involucel — noun An involucre that forms at the base of a flower cluster within a compound inflorescence …   Wiktionary

  • involucel — in|vo|lu|cel Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • involucel — in·vol·u·cel …   English syllables

  • involucel — /ɪnˈvɒljəsɛl/ (say in volyuhsel) noun a secondary involucre, as in a compound cluster of flowers. {New Latin involucellum, diminutive of Latin involūcrum cover} –involucellate /ɪnˌvɒljəˈsɛleɪt/ (say in.volyuh selayt), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • involucel — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Involucella — Involucellum In vo*lu*cel lum, n.; pl. {Involucella}. [NL.] See {Involucel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Involucellum — In vo*lu*cel lum, n.; pl. {Involucella}. [NL.] See {Involucel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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