a bud that is borne at the axil of a leaf and is capable of developing into a branch shoot or flower cluster.
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Also called lateral bud.
Words nearby axillary bud
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Scientific definitions for axillary bud
[ ăk′sə-lĕr′ē ]
See under bud.
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