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OTHER WORDS FROM plumuleplu·mu·lar [ploom-yuh-ler], /ˈplum yə lər/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for plumule
The plumule emerges at the upper end of the grain, and the embryo has 5-6 secondary roots.Grasses|H. Marshall Ward
Within the cotyledons the primordial leaves are seen, constituting the plumule or first bud of the plant.
Plumage full and soft; feathers with the plumule much developed.A Synopsis of the Birds of North America|John James Audubon
Beginning germination of the Beech, showing the plumule growing before the cotyledons have opened or the root has scarcely formed.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Embryo with a single cotyledon, and the leaves of the plumule alternate.