Definition of turion in English:

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turion

Pronunciation: /ˈt(y)o͝orēˌän/
/ˈt(y)o͝orēən/

noun

Botany
(In some aquatic plants) a wintering bud that becomes detached and remains dormant at the bottom of the water.

Origin

Early 18th century: from French, from Latin turio(n-) 'a shoot'.

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