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nudicaul

[noo-di-kawl, nyoo-] /ˈnu dɪˌkɔl, ˈnyu-/
adjective, Botany
1.
having leafless stems.
Also, nudicaulous.
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nudicaul

/ˈnjuːdɪˌkɔːl/
adjective
1.
(of plants) having stems without leaves
Word Origin
C20: from nudi- + caul, from Latin caulis stem
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