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hydathode

[hahy-duh-thohd] /ˈhaɪ dəˌθoʊd/
noun, Botany
1.
a specialized leaf structure through which water is exuded.
Origin
< German Hydathode (1894) < Greek hydat-, stem of hýdōr water + hodós way, path; cf. -ode2, cathode
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hydathode

/ˈhaɪdəˌθəʊd/
noun
1.
a pore in plants, esp on the leaves, specialized for excreting water
Word Origin
C19: from Greek, from hudor water + hodos way
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