Sunday, April 06, 2014
Citations for plantlet
She worked with one of her favorites, an enormous African violet that had come from a plantlet her grandmother had given her more than thirty years before.
He moved the plantlet closer to the light. He had abolished the drapes and pushed the furniture to one side to make room for a long table in front of the windows.
Origin of plantlet
Plantlet entered English in the early 1800s. It is a combination of the common word plant and the diminutive suffix -let which is attached to nouns, such as booklet and piglet.