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  • bracteose — adj. [L. bractea, small leaf] With numerous bracts …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bracteose — adjective Having (many) bracts …   Wiktionary

  • bracteose — ēˌōs adjective Etymology: New Latin bractea + English ose : having numerous or conspicuous bracts …   Useful english dictionary

  • bracteate — /brak tee it, ayt /, adj. 1. Also, bracteose /brak tee ohs /. Bot. having bracts. n. 2. a thin coin, struck only on one face, the pattern of which shows through on the reverse face. [1835 45; < NL bracteatus. See BRACT, ATE1] * * * ▪ jewelry… …   Universalium

  • bract —   n. leaf from axil of which flower is produced.    ♦ bracteal, a. bract like.    ♦ bracteate,   a. bearing bracts.    ♦ bracteiform, a. bract shaped.    ♦ bracteole, n. small bract; bract at base of flower.    ♦ bracteolate, a. having bracteoles …   Dictionary of difficult words

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