[ loo-kuh-plast ]
/ ˌlu kəˌplæst /
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a colorless plastid in the cells of roots, storage organs, and underground stems, serving as a point around which starch forms.
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British Dictionary definitions for leucoplast
/ (ˈluːkəˌplæst) /
any of the small colourless bodies occurring in the cytoplasm of plant cells and used for storing food material, esp starch
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