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synonyms for rhizome

  • essence
  • foundation
  • heart
  • origin
  • seed
  • soul
  • source
  • stem
  • stuff
  • basis
  • bedrock
  • beginnings
  • bottom
  • cause
  • center
  • crux
  • derivation
  • essentiality
  • footing
  • fountain
  • fountainhead
  • fundamental
  • germ
  • ground
  • groundwork
  • inception
  • infrastructure
  • mainspring
  • marrow
  • motive
  • nub
  • nucleus
  • occasion
  • pith
  • provenance
  • provenience
  • quick
  • quintessence
  • radicle
  • radix
  • reason
  • seat
  • substance
  • substratum
  • tuber
  • underpinning
  • well
  • rock bottom
  • starting point

antonyms for rhizome

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  • effect
  • end
  • result
  • conclusion
  • consequence
  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • extra
  • outgrowth
  • outside
  • trivia
  • derivation
  • derivative
  • sprout
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How to use rhizome in a sentence

Walking on the moss helps it adhere to the soil, since they have small rhizomes instead of roots.
WHY AND HOW TO GROW YOUR OWN MOSS GARDENJOHN KENNEDYJULY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Sometimes dumb-bells, compact sheaves of fine needles, and irregular rhizome forms are seen (Fig. 40).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The root of golden seal is used in medicine under the name hydrastis rhizome, as a stomachic and nervine stimulant.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
This plant has a very thick rhizome from which arise the erect stems.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
From a slender, creeping rhizome, which is black in colour, the fronds arise.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
This plant has a thin creeping rhizome from which the fronds arise.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Tara-fern, t′r-fern, n. a New Zealand brake, with a thickened edible rhizome.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
This plant has a thick rhizome which creeps horizontally below the ground, and a round stem from one to three feet high.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Jup was not forgotten, and he ate with relish some stone-pine almonds and rhizome roots, with which he was abundantly supplied.
ABANDONEDJULES VERNE
A, Fertile shoot, springing from the rhizome, which also bears tubers; the vegetative shoots have not yet unfolded.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 6VARIOUS
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