leaf sheath

noun

botany the basal part of a grass leaf that encircles the stem

Nearby words

  1. leaf roll,
  2. leaf roller,
  3. leaf rust,
  4. leaf scald,
  5. leaf scar,
  6. leaf sight,
  7. leaf spot,
  8. leaf spring,
  9. leaf through,
  10. leaf trace

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