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A dormant vegetative bud that detaches from the parent plant, found especially in certain aquatic plants.
[Latin turiō, turiōn-.]
(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]