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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Associated by chance and not an integral part..

Usage examples (33)
  • adventitious roots play an important role in phosphorus acquisition, as they are localized near the soil surface where phosphorus is relatively abundant
  • Leaf-buds occasionally arise from the roots, when they are called adventitious; this occurs in many fruit trees, poplars, elms and others.
  • Grapes, with adventitious fruits in interior 183 98.
  • By Morren this production of adventitious spurs was called for more
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