Definition of footstalk in English:


Syllabification: foot·stalk
Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝otˌstôk


  • The short supporting stalk of a leaf or flower, or various stalklike structures in animals.
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    • Its body lies on the ground and only a 10-20 cm long footstalk stands ending in an inflorescence.
    • The leaves spring from the root on very long footstalks, and are divided at three or four parts.
    • The leaves stand on long footstalks and are glabrous above and downy white beneath.

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