plumule

  • 1 plumule — [ plymyl ] n. f. • 1764; de 1. plume 1 ♦ Bot. Partie de l embryon végétal qui constitue le rudiment des parties aériennes de la plante. ⇒ gemmule. 2 ♦ Petite plume du duvet. ● plumule nom féminin (latin plumula) Chacune des petites plumes dont l… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Plumule — Plu mule, n. [L. plumula, dim. of pluma a feather; cf. F. plumule.] 1. (Bot.) The first bud, or gemmule, of a young plant; the bud, or growing point, of the embryo, above the cotyledons. See Illust. of {Radicle}. Gray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 plumule — [plo͞om′yo͞ol, plo͞o′yəl] n. [ModL < L plumula, dim. of pluma, feather: see PLUME] 1. Bot. the growing stem tip of the embryo of a seed, above the place of attachment of the cotyledons 2. Ornithology a soft down feather of young birds,… …

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  • 4 Plumule — Plumula Plu mu*la, n.; pl. L. {Plumule}, E.{ las}. [L. See {Plumule}.] 1. (Bot.) A plumule. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A down feather. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 PLUMULE — s. f. T. de Botan. Partie du germe qui est destinée à former la tige, et que l on nomme ainsi parce qu elle ressemble ordinairement à une petite plume. La radicule et la plumule …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 6 PLUMULE — n. f. T. de Botanique Partie du germe qui est destinée à former la tige, et que l’on nomme ainsi parce qu’elle ressemble ordinairement à une petite plume. La radicule et la plumule …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 7 plumule — (plu mu l ) s. f. 1°   Terme de zoologie. Petite plume, duvet. 2°   Terme de botanique. Partie de l embryon végétal qui constitue le sommet de la tigelle, c est à dire le rudiment de toutes les parties aériennes de la plante. •   Des physiciens… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 plumule — [ plu:mju:l] noun 1》 Botany the rudimentary shoot or stem of an embryo plant. 2》 Ornithology a bird s down feather, numbers of which form an insulating layer under the contour feathers. Origin C18: from Fr. plumule or L. plumula small feather ,… …

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  • 9 plumule — pumpurėlis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Sėklos gemalo dalis, sudaryta iš lapų pradmenų ir stiebo augimo kūgelio. atitikmenys: angl. plumule rus. почечка …

    Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • 10 plumule — n. 1 the rudimentary shoot or stem of an embryo plant. 2 a down feather on a young bird. Derivatives: plumulaceous adj. (in sense 2). plumular adj. (in sense 1). Etymology: F plumule or L plumula, dimin. (as PLUME) …

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  • 11 plumule — noun Etymology: New Latin plumula, from Latin, diminutive of pluma small soft feather more at fleece Date: circa 1741 1. the primary bud of a plant embryo usually situated at the apex of the hypocotyl and consisting of leaves and an epicotyl 2. a …

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  • 12 plumule — plumular /ploohm yeuh leuhr/, adj. /ploohm yoohl/, n. 1. Bot. the bud of the ascending axis of a plant while still in the embryo. 2. Ornith. a down feather. [1720 30; < NL, L plumula. See PLUME, ULE] * * * …

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  • 13 plumule — noun a) The first bud, or gemmule, of a young plant; the bud, or growing point, of the embryo, above the cotyledons. b) A down feather …

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  • 14 plumule — plu·mule …

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  • 15 plumule — plu•mule [[t]ˈplum yul[/t]] n. 1) bot the bud of the ascending axis of a plant while still in the embryo 2) orn a down feather • Etymology: 1720–30; < NL, L plūmula. See plume, ule plu′mu•lar yə lər adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 plumule — /ˈplumjul/ (say ploohmyoohl) noun 1. Botany the bud of the ascending axis of a plant while still in the embryo. 2. Ornithology a down feather. {Latin plūmula, diminutive of plūma feather} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 plumule — The first bud of an embryo, or that portion of the young shoot above the cotyledons …

    Glossary of Biotechnology

  • 18 Seed — A seed Audio IPA|en us seed.ogg|/ˈsiːd/ (in some plants, referred to as a kernel) is a small embryonic plant enclosed in a covering called the seed coat, usually with some stored food. It is the product of the ripened ovule of gymnosperm and… …

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  • 19 Hypocotyl — Diagram of Scouler s willow (Salix scouleriana) seed, indicating position of hypocotyl. The hypocotyl (short for hypocotyledonous stem ,[1] meaning below seed leaf ) is the stem of a germinating seedling, found below the cotyledons (seed leaves)… …

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  • 20 plumulă — PLUMÚLĂ, plumule, s.f. Parte a embrionului vegetal care constituie rudimentul părţilor aeriene ale unei plante. – Din lat. plumula, fr. plumule. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 24.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  plumúlă s. f., g. d. art. plumúlei; pl. plumúle… …

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