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caulescent

[ kaw-les-uhnt ]

adjective

, Botany.
  1. having an obvious stem rising above the ground.


caulescent

/ kɔːˈlɛsənt /

adjective

  1. having a stem clearly visible above the ground


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Word History and Origins

Origin of caulescent1

1785–95; < Latin caul ( is ) a stalk, stem + -escent
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Word History and Origins

Origin of caulescent1

C18: from Latin caulis stalk
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Example Sentences

The index references for "Caulescent" and "Cauline" should probably be 38, rather than 36, but were not changed.

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