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petiolule

[pet-ee-uh l-yool, -uh-lool, pet-ee-ol-yool] /ˈpɛt i əlˌyul, -əˌlul, ˌpɛt iˈɒl yul/
noun, Botany
1.
a small petiole, as of a leaflet in a compound leaf.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Neo-Latin petiolulus. See petiole, -ule
Related forms
petiolular
[pet-ee-ol-yuh-ler] /ˌpɛt iˈɒl yə lər/ (Show IPA),
petiolulate
[pet-ee-ol-yuh-leyt, -lit] /ˌpɛt iˈɒl yəˌleɪt, -lɪt/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for petiolular

petiolule

/ˈpiːtɪəʊlˌjuːl/
noun
1.
the stalk of any of the leaflets making up a compound leaf
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin petiolūlus, diminutive of Latin petiolus; see petiole
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