Definition of amplexicaul in English:

amplexicaul

Syllabification: am·plex·i·caul
Pronunciation: /amˈpleksəˌkôl/

Entry from US English dictionary

adjective

Botany
(Of a leaf) embracing and surrounding the stem.

Origin

mid 18th century: from modern Latin amplexicaulis, from Latin amplexus 'embrace' + caulis 'stem'.

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