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leucoplast

[loo-kuh-plast] /ˌlu kəˌplæst/
noun, Botany
1.
a colorless plastid in the cells of roots, storage organs, and underground stems, serving as a point around which starch forms.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; leuco- + -plast
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British Dictionary definitions for leucoplasts

leucoplast

/ˈluːkəˌplæst/
noun
1.
any of the small colourless bodies occurring in the cytoplasm of plant cells and used for storing food material, esp starch
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leucoplasts in Science
leucoplast
  (l'kə-plāst')   
A colorless plastid in the cytoplasm of plant cells that makes and stores starch.
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