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frogeye

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skeletonizer

(Zoöl.) Any small moth whose larva eats the parenchyma of leaves, leaving the skeleton; as, the apple-leaf skeletonizer.

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isobilateral

  • adjective satellite having identical parts on each side of an axis
    bilaterally symmetric; bilaterally symmetrical; bilateral.

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abscise

  • verb shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
  • verb remove or separate by abscission

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zonate

(Bot.) Divided by parallel planes; as, zonate tetraspores, found in certain red algæ.

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unifoliate

  • adjective satellite having a single leaf

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waxiness

  • noun the quality of being made of wax or covered with wax

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boldo

(Bot.) A fragrant evergreen shrub of Chili (Peumus Boldus). The bark is used in tanning, the wood for making charcoal, the leaves in medicine, and the drupes are eaten.

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epidermis

  • noun the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
    cuticle.

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trifoliolate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets
    trifoliated; trifoliate.

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axil

  • noun the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk

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runcinate

  • adjective satellite having incised margins with the lobes or teeth pointing toward the base; as dandelion leaves

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fescue

  • noun grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns
    fescue grass; Festuca elatior; meadow fescue.

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cercospora

  • noun form genus of imperfect fungi that are leaf parasites with long slender spores
    genus Cercospora.

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axil

  • noun the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk

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pedate

  • adjective satellite of a leaf shape; having radiating lobes, each deeply cleft or divided
  • adjective satellite having or resembling a foot

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chewer

  • noun someone who chews (especially someone who chews tobacco)

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trifoliate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets
    trifoliated; trifoliolate.

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longevity

  • noun duration of service
    length of service.
    • her longevity as a star
    • had unusual longevity in the company
  • noun the property of being long-lived
    seniority.

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perichaetial

(Bot.) Of or pertaining to the perichæth.

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scorpionfish

  • noun marine fishes having a tapering body with an armored head and venomous spines
    sea scorpion; scorpion fish.

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talipot

  • noun tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper
    talipot palm; Corypha umbraculifera.

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abaxial

  • adjective facing away from the axis of an organ or organism
    dorsal.
    • the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem

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bascule

  • noun a structure or device in which one end is counterbalanced by the other (on the principle of the seesaw)

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abscission

  • noun shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant
  • noun the act of cutting something off
    cutting off.

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photosynthesising

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leafy

  • adjective having or covered with leaves
    • leafy trees
    • leafy vegetables

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adaxial

  • adjective nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism
    ventral.
    • the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface

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clover

  • noun a plant of the genus Trifolium
    trefoil.

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cauline

  • adjective (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
    stemmed; caulescent.
  • adjective especially of leaves; growing on a stem especially on the upper part of a stem
    • cauline leaves

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midrib

  • noun the vein in the center of a leaf
    midvein.

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carpellary

  • adjective belonging to or forming or containing carpels

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primordium

  • noun an organ in its earliest stage of development; the foundation for subsequent development
    anlage.

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imparipinnate

  • adjective satellite (a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex
    odd-pinnate.

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pipal

  • noun fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists
    bo tree; pipul; peepul; pipal tree; sacred fig; Ficus religiosa.

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peeper

  • noun a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
    Peeping Tom; voyeur.
  • noun an informal term referring to the eye

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stevia

  • noun any plant of the genus Stevia or the closely related genus Piqueria having glutinous foliage and white or purplish flowers; Central and South America
  • noun any plant of the genus Piqueria or the closely related genus Stevia

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variegation

  • noun variability in coloration
  • noun the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered)
    diversification.
    • my broker recommended a greater diversification of my investments
    • he limited his losses by diversification of his product line

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chrysomelid

  • noun brightly colored beetle that feeds on plant leaves; larvae infest roots and stems
    leaf beetle.

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plucker

One who, or that which, plucks.
Thou setter up and plucker down of kings. Shak.

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dorsiventral

(Biol.) Having distinct upper and lower surfaces, as most common leaves. The leaves of the iris are not dorsiventral.

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blotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splotch; splodge.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; mottle.

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margosa

  • noun large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia
    Melia Azadirachta; neem tree; nim tree; Azadirachta indica; neem; arishth.

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pondweed

  • noun any of several submerged or floating freshwater perennial aquatic weeds belonging to the family Potamogetonaceae
  • noun submerged freshwater perennials
    Elodea; genus Elodea; ditchmoss.

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butterbur

  • noun small Eurasian herb having broad leaves and lilac-pink rayless flowers; found in moist areas
    Petasites vulgaris; bog rhubarb; Petasites hybridus.

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trichome

(Bot.) A hair on the surface of leaf or stem, or any modification of a hair, as a minute scale, or star, or gland. The sporangia of ferns are believed to be of the nature of trichomes. -- Tri*chom"a*tous a.

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dicot

  • noun flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside
    dicotyledon; exogen; magnoliopsid.

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scorch

  • noun a surface burn
    singe.
  • noun a plant disease that produces a browning or scorched appearance of plant tissues

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digitate

  • adjective satellite resembling a finger
    fingerlike.
    • digitate leaves of the horse chestnut

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acanthus

  • noun any plant of the genus Acanthus having large spiny leaves and spikes or white or purplish flowers; native to Mediterranean region but widely cultivated

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senescence

  • noun the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
    aging; ageing.
  • noun the property characteristic of old age
    agedness.

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perilla

(Bot.) A genus of labiate herbs, of which one species (Perilla ocimoides, or P. Nankinensis) is often cultivated for its purple or variegated foliage.

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variegation

  • noun variability in coloration
  • noun the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered)
    diversification.
    • my broker recommended a greater diversification of my investments
    • he limited his losses by diversification of his product line

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lontar

  • noun tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving
    wine palm; palmyra; palmyra palm; Borassus flabellifer; longar palm; toddy palm.

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electroscope

  • noun measuring instrument that detects electric charge; two gold leaves diverge owing to repulsion of charges with like sign

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peltate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) round, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example)
    shield-shaped.

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electroscope

  • noun measuring instrument that detects electric charge; two gold leaves diverge owing to repulsion of charges with like sign

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gingko

  • noun deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; exists almost exclusively in cultivation especially as an ornamental street tree
    ginkgo; Ginkgo biloba; maidenhair tree.

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rubbing

  • noun the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another
    friction.
  • noun representation consisting of a copy (as of an engraving) made by laying paper over something and rubbing it with charcoal

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loquat

  • noun evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan
    Japanese medlar; loquat tree; Japanese plum; Eriobotrya japonica.
  • noun yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh; used for jellies
    Japanese plum.

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underside

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; bottom.

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elodea

  • noun submerged freshwater perennials
    pondweed; genus Elodea; ditchmoss.

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tread

  • noun a step in walking or running
    pace; stride.
  • noun the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

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monocot

  • noun a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside
    endogen; liliopsid; monocotyledon.

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cuticle

  • noun the dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail
  • noun the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
    epidermis.

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betel

  • noun Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians
    betel pepper; Piper betel.

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absorptance

  • noun a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber
    absorption coefficient; coefficient of absorption.
    • absorptance equals 1 minus transmittance

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damiana

(Med.) A Mexican drug, used as an aphrodisiac. ✍ There are several varieties derived from different plants, esp. from a species of Turnera and from Bigelovia veneta. Wood & Bache.

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uncurl

  • verb move out of a curled position
    • He uncurled himself

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subtend

  • verb be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
    delimit.

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lettuce

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun any of various plants of the genus Lactuca

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photosynthesizing

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lamina

  • noun a thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)

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sheathe

  • verb cover with a protective sheathing
    • sheathe her face
  • verb enclose with a sheath
    • sheathe a sword

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bipinnate

  • adjective satellite of a leaf shape; having doubly pinnate leaflets (as ferns)

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succulence

  • noun a juicy appetizingness
    juiciness; succulency.

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perfoliate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf) having the base united around (and apparently pierced by) the stem

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hopper

  • noun funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below
  • noun someone who hops
    • at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children

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cordyline

  • noun Asiatic and Pacific trees or shrubs; fragments of the trunk will regrow to form whole plants
    genus Cordyline.

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blight

  • noun a state or condition being blighted
  • noun any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting

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buchu

(Bot.) A South African shrub (Barosma) with small leaves that are dotted with oil dlands; also, the leaves themselves, which are used in medicine for diseases of the urinary organs, etc. Several species furnish the leaves.

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petiole

  • noun the slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf
    leafstalk.

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bearberry

  • noun shrubby tree of the Pacific coast of the United States; yields cascara sagrada
    Rhamnus purshianus; chittamwood; chittimwood; bearwood; cascara buckthorn.
  • noun deciduous shrub of southeastern and central United States
    Ilex decidua; winterberry; possum haw.

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scald

  • noun a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
  • noun the act of burning with steam or hot water

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pandanus

  • noun fiber from leaves of the pandanus tree; used for woven articles (such as mats)
  • noun any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves
    screw pine.

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blotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splotch; splodge.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; mottle.

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unhang

To divest or strip of hangings; to remove the hangings, as a room.

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venation

  • noun (botany) the arrangement of veins in a leaf
  • noun (zoology) the system of venous blood vessels in an animal
    venous blood system.

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comfrey

  • noun perennial herbs of Europe and Iran; make rapidly growing groundcover for shaded areas
    cumfrey.
  • noun leaves make a popular tisane; young leaves used in salads or cooked
    healing herb.

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crinkle

  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; seam; line; wrinkle; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crisp; crease; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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dicotyledon

  • noun flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside
    dicot; exogen; magnoliopsid.

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mottle

  • noun an irregular arrangement of patches of color
    • it was not dull grey as distance had suggested, but a mottle of khaki and black and olive-green
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch.

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biternate

(Bot.)Doubly ternate, as when a petiole has three ternate leaflets. -- Bi*ter"nate*ly, adv. Gray.

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chewer

  • noun someone who chews (especially someone who chews tobacco)

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palmate

  • adjective satellite (of the feet of water birds) having three toes connected by a thin fold of skin
  • adjective satellite of a leaf shape; having leaflets or lobes radiating from a common point
    palm-shaped.

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blower

  • noun a device that produces a current of air
  • noun a fan run by an electric motor
    electric fan.

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chlorotic

  • adjective of or pertaining to or suffering from chlorosis
    greensick.

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vernation

  • noun (botany) the arrangement of young leaves in a leaf bud before it opens

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waterlily

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wetness

  • noun the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    • he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks

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neem

  • noun large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia
    Melia Azadirachta; neem tree; nim tree; margosa; Azadirachta indica; arishth.

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sheath

  • noun a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
  • noun an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
    case.

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mullein

  • noun any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
    flannel leaf; velvet plant.

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parsley

  • noun annual or perennial herb with aromatic leaves
    Petroselinum crispum.
  • noun aromatic herb with flat or crinkly leaves that are cut finely and used to garnish food

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cocoyam

  • noun edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
    eddo; dasheen; taro.
  • noun tropical starchy tuberous root
    edda; dasheen; taro; taro root.

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defoliator

  • noun an insect that strips the leaves from plants

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peepul

  • noun fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists
    bo tree; pipul; pipal tree; sacred fig; pipal; Ficus religiosa.

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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unifacial

  • adjective satellite having but one principal or specialized surface
    • a primitive unifacial flint tool

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chlorosis

  • noun iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin
    greensickness.

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amplexicaul

(Bot.) Clasping or embracing a stem, as the base of some leaves. Gray.

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petiole

  • noun the slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf
    leafstalk.

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ginkgo

  • noun deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; exists almost exclusively in cultivation especially as an ornamental street tree
    Ginkgo biloba; maidenhair tree; gingko.

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succulent

  • noun a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs
  • adjective satellite full of juice
    lush.
    • lush fruits
    • succulent roast beef
    • succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves

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bilberry

  • noun erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries
    whinberry; blaeberry; Viccinium myrtillus; whortleberry.
  • noun erect blueberry of western United States having solitary flowers and somewhat sour berries
    Viccinium membranaceum; thin-leaved bilberry; mountain blue berry.

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