bracteolate

bracteolate

[brak-tee-uh-lit, -leyt, brak-tee-]
adjective Botany.
having bracteoles.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin bracteolātus, equivalent to bracteol(a) bracteole + -ātus -ate1

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bracteole (ˈbræktɪˌəʊl)
 
n
Also called: 'bractlet a secondary bract subtending a flower within an inflorescence
 
[C19: from New Latin bracteola, from bractea thin metal plate; see bract]
 
bracteolate
 
adj

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