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lateral bud

noun, Botany.
Origin of lateral bud
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A lateral bud is one situated on the side of a twig in the axil of a leaf-scar.

    Michigan Trees Charles Herbert Otis
lateral bud in Science
lateral bud
See under bud.
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