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radicel

[rad-uh-sel]
noun Botany.
  1. a minute root; a rootlet.
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Origin of radicel

1810–20; < New Latin rādīcella small root, rootlet, equivalent to Latin rādīc- (stem of rādīx) root1 + -ella -elle
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British Dictionary definitions for radicel

radicel

noun
  1. a very small root; radicle
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Word Origin

C19: from New Latin radicella a little root, from Latin rādix root
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