stipels

stipel

[stahy-puhl]
noun Botany.
a secondary stipule situated at the base of a leaflet of a compound leaf.

Origin:
1815–25; < Neo-Latin stipella, for Latin stipula (see stipule), with -ella replacing -ula -ule

stipellate [stahy-pel-it, -eyt, stahy-puh-lit, -leyt] , adjective
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stipel (ˈstaɪpəl)
 
n
a small paired leaflike structure at the base of certain leaflets; secondary stipule
 
[C19: via New Latin from Latin stipula, diminutive of stīpes a log]
 
stipellate
 
adj

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