nounBotany & Zoology
1A gland which secretes oil.
More example sentences
- Flowers are yellow, pink or white, protogynous, herkogamous and sometimes lack oil glands.
- And if you look closely you can identify the plant but the tiny oil glands visible in the larger leaves when you hold them up to the light.
- Rosemary and thyme leaves contain oil glands which further protect them from heat and intensify their aromas when crushed.