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See definition of petiole on Dictionary.com
  • as inleaf
  • as instem

synonyms for petiole

  • frond
  • needle
  • petal
  • stalk
  • blade
  • bract
  • flag
  • leaflet
  • pad
  • scale
  • stipule
  • foliole
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How to use petiole in a sentence

All men who attended had a head-dress made of the leaf petiole of the betel tree and the red leaves of the dongola plant.
THE HEAD HUNTERS OF NORTHERN LUZON FROM IFUGAO TO KALINGACORNELIS DE WITT WILLCOX
The top, as the tip of a bud or the end of a leaf which is opposite the petiole.
MICHIGAN TREESCHARLES HERBERT OTIS
Leaf-like appendages on either side of a leaf at the base of the petiole.
MICHIGAN TREESCHARLES HERBERT OTIS
In the petiole of Mimosa pudica the velocity may be as high as 30 mm.
LIFE MOVEMENTS IN PLANTSSIR JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
The transmission in the petiole of Mimosa is a phenomenon of conduction.
LIFE MOVEMENTS IN PLANTSSIR JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
The point of application of stimulus on the petiole is 40 mm.
LIFE MOVEMENTS IN PLANTSSIR JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
In the petiole of Mimosa, the velocity in summer is as high as 30 mm.
LIFE MOVEMENTS IN PLANTSSIR JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
In the petiole of Averrhoa the longitudinal velocity is of the order of 1 mm.
LIFE MOVEMENTS IN PLANTSSIR JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
They are broadest toward the apex tapering to the short petiole.
FOREST TREES OF ILLINOISFULLER GEORGE D.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PETIOLE

  • blade
  • bract
  • flag
  • foliole
  • frond
  • leaflet
  • needle
  • pad
  • petal
  • petiole
  • scale
  • stalk
  • stipule
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.