hydathode

[ hahy-duh-thohd ]

nounBotany.
  1. a specialized leaf structure through which water is exuded.

Origin of hydathode

1
<German Hydathode (1894) <Greek hydat-, stem of hýdōr water + hodós way, path; cf. -ode2, cathode

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British Dictionary definitions for hydathode

hydathode

/ (ˈhaɪdəˌθəʊd) /


noun
  1. a pore in plants, esp on the leaves, specialized for excreting water

Origin of hydathode

1
C19: from Greek, from hudor water + hodos way

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