petiolular

petiolule

[pet-ee-uhl-yool, -uh-lool, pet-ee-ol-yool]
noun Botany.
a small petiole, as of a leaflet in a compound leaf.

Origin:
1825–35; < Neo-Latin petiolulus. See petiole, -ule

petiolular [pet-ee-ol-yuh-ler] , petiolulate [pet-ee-ol-yuh-leyt, -lit] , adjective
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petiolule (ˈpiːtɪəʊlˌjuːl)
 
n
the stalk of any of the leaflets making up a compound leaf
 
[C19: from New Latin petiolūlus, diminutive of Latin petiolus; see petiole]

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