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caulescent

[kaw-les-uh nt] /kɔˈlɛs ənt/
adjective, Botany.
1.
having an obvious stem rising above the ground.
Origin of caulescent
1785-1795
1785-95; < Latin caul(is) a stalk, stem + -escent
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  • The index references for "caulescent" and "Cauline" should probably be 38, rather than 36, but were not changed.

British Dictionary definitions for caulescent

caulescent

/kɔːˈlɛsənt/
adjective
1.
having a stem clearly visible above the ground
Word Origin
C18: from Latin caulis stalk
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