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funicle

[fyoo-ni-kuh l] /ˈfyu nɪ kəl/
noun, Botany
1.
the stalk of an ovule or seed.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin fūniculus. See funiculus, -cle1
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funicle

/ˈfjuːnɪkəl/
noun
1.
(botany) the stalk that attaches an ovule or seed to the wall of the ovary Also called funiculus
Derived Forms
funiculate (fjʊˈnɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt) adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin fūniculus a thin rope, from fūnis rope
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