radicel

radicel

[rad-uh-sel]
noun Botany.
a minute root; a rootlet.

Origin:
1810–20; < Neo-Latin rādīcella small root, rootlet, equivalent to Latin rādīc- (stem of rādīx) root1 + -ella -elle

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radicel (ˈrædɪˌsɛl)
 
n
a very small root; radicle
 
[C19: from New Latin radicella a little root, from Latin rādix root]

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