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footstalk

Syllabification: foot·stalk
Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝otstôk
 
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Definition of footstalk in English:

noun

The short supporting stalk of a leaf or flower, or various stalklike structures in animals.
Example sentences
  • 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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