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noun Botany.
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.
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Scientific definitions for axillary bud

axillary bud
[ ăksə-lĕr′ē ]

See under bud.
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