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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The vein in the center of a leaf.

Usage examples (33)
  • The leaves when magnified are seen to be composed of a single layer of cells, except the midrib, which is made up of several thicknesses of elongated cells.
  • The first and the second glumes are empty, subequal, narrowly linear with a strong midrib which is produced into a long capillary awn.
  • Something is made of the midrib which is in great demand at Rome, on the
  • = Cleft nearly, but not quite to the base or midrib. for more
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