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ebracteate

[ee-brak-tee-eyt, -it] /iˈbræk tiˌeɪt, -ɪt/
adjective, Botany
1.
having no bracts.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < New Latin ēbracteātus. See e-1, bracteate
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  • The flowers form ebracteate racemose inflorescences, often apically corymblike.
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ebracteate

/ɪˈbræktɪˌeɪt; -tɪɪt/
adjective
1.
(of plants) having no bracts
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin ebracteātus; see e-1, bracteate
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