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rachilla

/rəˈkɪlə/
noun
1.
(in grasses) the short stem of a spikelet that bears the florets
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, diminutive of rachis

rhachilla

/rəˈkɪlə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of rachilla
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