|a root that grows from and supports the stem above the ground in plants such as mangroves|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|prop root (prŏp) Pronunciation Key
An adventitious root that arises from the stem, penetrates the soil, and helps support the stem, as in corn.