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cladode

[ klad-ohd ]
/ ˈklæd oʊd /
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noun Botany.
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Origin of cladode

1865–70; <New Latin cladodium;see clad-, -ode1, -ium

OTHER WORDS FROM cladode

cla·do·di·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cladode

cladode
/ (ˈklædəʊd) /

noun
botany a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf, as in butcher's-broomAlso called: cladophyll, phylloclade

Word Origin for cladode

C19: from New Latin cladōdium, from Late Greek kladōdēs having many shoots
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