|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|bract (brākt) Pronunciation Key
A modified leaf growing just below a flower or flower stalk. Bracts are generally small and inconspicuous, but some are showy and petallike, as the brightly colored bracts of bougainvillaea or the white or pink bracts of flowering dogwoods.