Amplexicaul : Definition


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Definitions of Amplexicaul

Pronunciation : Am*plex"i*caul
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. amplexus, p. p. of amplecti to encircle, to embrace + caulis stem: cf. F. amplexicaule.] (Bot.)
Definition : Defn: Clasping or embracing a stem, as the base of some leaves. Gray.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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