hydathode

[hahy-duh-thohd]

Origin of hydathode

< 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

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

Word Origin for hydathode

C19: from Greek, from hudor water + hodos way
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