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tu·ri·on

 (to͝or′ē-ŏn′, tyo͝or′-)
n.
A dormant vegetative bud that detaches from the parent plant, found especially in certain aquatic plants.

[Latin turiō, turiōn-.]

turion

(ˈtʊərɪən)
n
(Botany) a perennating bud produced by many aquatic plants: it detaches from the parent plant and remains dormant until the following spring
[C17: from French turion, from Latin turio shoot]
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