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footstalk

[ foot-stawk ]
/ ˈfʊtˌstɔk /
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noun Botany, Zoology.
a pedicel; peduncle.
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Origin of footstalk

First recorded in 1555–65; foot + stalk1
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British Dictionary definitions for footstalk

footstalk
/ (ˈfʊtˌstɔːk) /

noun
a small supporting stalk in animals and plants; a pedicel, peduncle, or pedicle
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