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radicel

[rad-uh-sel] /ˈræd əˌsɛl/
noun, Botany
1.
a minute root; a rootlet.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Neo-Latin rādīcella small root, rootlet, equivalent to Latin rādīc- (stem of rādīx) root1 + -ella -elle
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radicel

/ˈrædɪˌsɛl/
noun
1.
a very small root; radicle
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin radicella a little root, from Latin rādix root
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