petiole


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pet·i·ole

 (pĕt′ē-ōl′)
n.
1. Botany The stalk by which a leaf is attached to a stem. Also called leafstalk.
2. Zoology A slender, stalklike part, as that connecting the thorax and abdomen in certain insects.

[Latin petiolus, variant of peciolus, little foot, fruit stalk, probably from *pediciolus, diminutive of pediculus; see pedicel.]

pet′i·oled′ adj.

petiole

(ˈpɛtɪˌəʊl)
n
1. (Botany) the stalk by which a leaf is attached to the rest of the plant
2. (Zoology) zoology a slender stalk or stem, such as the connection between the thorax and abdomen of ants
[C18: via French from Latin petiolus little foot, from pēs foot]

pet•i•ole

(ˈpɛt iˌoʊl)

n.
1. the slender stalk by which a leaf is attached to the stem; leafstalk.
2. a stalk or peduncle, as that connecting the abdomen and thorax in wasps.
[1745–55; < New Latin petiolus, Latin petiolus,peciolus, probably for *pediciolus, diminutive of pediculus pedicle]

pet·i·ole

(pĕt′ē-ōl′)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.petiole - the slender stem that supports the blade of a leafpetiole - the slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
phyllode - an expanded petiole taking on the function of a leaf blade
Translations

petiole

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petiole

[ˈpɛtɪˌəʊl] npicciolo
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9x as long as broad posteriorly, with petiole striate dorsally and laterally in holotype and only laterally in paratype; glymma situated near centre of the tergite in holotype and in apical 0.