cladode

[ klad-ohd ]
/ ˈklæd oʊd /

noun Botany.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of cladode

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

OTHER WORDS FROM cladode

cla·do·di·al, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012