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Plumule vs. Radicle

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  • Plumule (noun)

    The first bud, or gemmule, of a young plant; the bud, or growing point, of the embryo, above the cotyledons.

  • Plumule (noun)

    A down feather.

  • Plumule (noun)

    The aftershaft of a feather.

  • Plumule (noun)

    One of the featherlike butterflies.

  • Radicle (noun)

    The rudimentary shoot of a plant which supports the cotyledons in the seed, and from which the root is developed downward; the root of the embryo.

  • Radicle (noun)

    A rootlet.

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  • Plumule (noun)

    The first bud, or gemmule, of a young plant; the bud, or growing point, of the embryo, above the cotyledons. See Illust. of Radicle.

  • Plumule (noun)

    A down feather.

  • Radicle (noun)

    The rudimentary stem of a plant which supports the cotyledons in the seed, and from which the root is developed downward; the stem of the embryo; the caulicle.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Plumule (noun)

    down feather of young birds; persists in some adult birds

  • Radicle (noun)

    (anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)

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