brace root
noun Date: 1885 prop root

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • brace root — noun : prop root * * * brace root, = prop root. (Cf. ↑prop root) …   Useful english dictionary

  • brace root. — See prop root. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • brace root. — See prop root. [1890 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • prop root — noun a root that grows from and supports the stem above the ground in plants such as mangroves • Hypernyms: ↑root * * * noun : a root that serves as a prop or support to the plant (as in maize or mangrove) called also brace root; see root… …   Useful english dictionary

  • prop root — Bot. an adventitious root that supports the plant, as the aerial roots of the mangrove tree or of corn. Also called brace root. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • Aerial root — Pneumatophore redirects here. It is also a name for the air bladder of the Portuguese Man o War. Aerial roots are roots that are aboveground. They are almost always adventitious. They are found in diverse plant species, including epiphytes also… …   Wikipedia

  • braceroot — brace root n. See prop root. * * * …   Universalium

  • proproot — prop root n. An adventitious root that arises from the stem, penetrates the soil, and helps support the stem, as in corn. Also called brace root. * * * …   Universalium

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  • List of Portuguese words of Germanic origin — This is a list of Portuguese words that come from Germanic languages. It is further divided into words that come from English, Frankish, Langobardic, Middle Dutch, Middle High German, Middle Low German, Old English, Old High German, Old Norse,… …   Wikipedia

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