A small young corm produced by a fully developed corm.
[corm + -el, diminutive suff. (from Latin -ellus).]
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(Botany) a new small corm arising from the base of a fully developed one
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cor•mel(ˈkɔr məl, kɔrˈmɛl)
a small new corm that is vegetatively propagated by a fully mature corm.
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