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1. leafstalk

noun. the slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf.

Synonyms

  • petiole
  • phyllode
  • stem

Antonyms

  • rear

Etymology

  • leaf (English)
  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stalk (English)
  • stalke (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word leafstalk


1. Noun, singular or mass
Even though the disease itself only infects the leafstalk, the leaves also end up dying once their life support is gone.

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