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How to use caulicle in a sentence
You can see the little stem, or caulicle in fat seeds like squash and melon, beans and pease.
Split a squash seed, and between the two fat sides the caulicle lies cozily tucked, like a tiny tail or handle.
The root of the Morning-Glory is primary; it is a direct downward growth from the tip of the caulicle.
The caulicle can be proved by the manner of its growth to be of the nature of stem, not root.
It will throw out roots and the pupil will readily understand that the caulicle does the same thing.