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stip·ule

 (stĭp′yo͞ol)
n.
One of the small, paired, often leaflike appendages at the base of a leafstalk in many flowering plants.

[New Latin stipula, from Latin, stalk.]

stip′u·lar (-yə-lər), stip′uled′ adj.

stipule

(ˈstɪpjuːl)
n
(Botany) a small paired usually leaflike outgrowth occurring at the base of a leaf or its stalk
[C18: from Latin; see stipe, stipes]
stipular, stipulary adj

stip•ule

(ˈstɪp yul)

n.
one of a pair of appendages, often leaflike, at the base of a leaf petiole in many plants.
[1785–95; < Latin stipula stalk]
stip′u•lar, adj.

stip·ule

(stĭp′yo͞ol)
One of the usually small, paired parts resembling leaves at the base of a leafstalk in certain plants, such as roses and beans.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stipule - a small leafy outgrowth at the base of a leaf or its stalkstipule - a small leafy outgrowth at the base of a leaf or its stalk; usually occurring in pairs and soon shed
plant part, plant structure - any part of a plant or fungus
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Certain plants excrete a sweet juice, apparently for the sake of eliminating something injurious from their sap: this is effected by glands at the base of the stipules in some Leguminosae, and at the back of the leaf of the common laurel.
Sergey Ivanovitch was all the while admiring the beauty of the woods, which were a tangled mass of leaves, pointing out to his brother now an old lime tree on the point of flowering, dark on the shady side, and brightly spotted with yellow stipules, now the young shoots of this year's saplings brilliant with emerald.
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