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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small underground portion of a plant.

Usage examples (37)
  • · At the tip of the rootlet there is the root - cap.
  • Its purpose is to enable the rootlet to penetrate the soil.
  • A tree that it takes both arms to encircle grew from a tiny rootlet.
  • A slender rootlet may sometimes be seen hanging from the crown of a palm. for more
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