[ kaw-les-uhnt ]
/ kɔˈlɛs ənt /
having an obvious stem rising above the ground.
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Origin of caulescent
1785–95; <Latin caul(is) a stalk, stem + -escent
Words nearby caulescent
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The index references for "Caulescent" and "Cauline" should probably be 38, rather than 36, but were not changed.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
British Dictionary definitions for caulescent
/ (kɔːˈlɛsənt) /
having a stem clearly visible above the ground
Word Origin for caulescent
C18: from Latin caulis stalk
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