Definition of taproot in English:

taproot

Line breaks: tap|root
Pronunciation: /ˈtapruːt
 
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noun

  • A straight tapering root growing vertically downwards and forming the centre from which subsidiary rootlets spring.
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    • At each harvest date, three vessels of three plants each or six plants were separated into leaves, stems, taproots, lateral roots, flowers, pods, and grains.
    • At each harvest date, 12 plants were separated into leaves, stems, taproots, and lateral roots.
    • Harvested plants were separated into lateral roots, taproots, remaining leaves and stems in the crown, and regrowing leaves and stems.

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