[pi-duhng-kyuh-lit, -leyt or pi-duhng-kyuh-ley-tid]
- having a peduncle.
- growing on a peduncle.
Origin of pedunculate
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As in Scrupocellaria, the opening of the cell is sometimes protected by a pedunculate operculum.Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1.
Now, this shows that old authors attached the name Lepas more particularly to the pedunculate division.More Letters of Charles Darwin
The plan adopted by Chassaignac was to pedunculate the piles by tying a ligature around the base and drawing them down.
If raised on a naked stalk of its own (as in Fig. 199) it is pedunculate, and the stalk is a Peduncle.The Elements of Botany
In the pedunculate oak these features are reversed, the flowers and acorns being stalked and the leaves stalkless.Trees. A Woodland Notebook
- having, supported on, or growing from a peduncle
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- Having a peduncle.
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