1. rhizome

noun. ['ˈraɪˌzoʊm'] a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure.


  • rootstalk
  • rootstock
  • stem


  • rear

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Rhymes with Rhizome

  • chromosome

Sentences with rhizome

1. Verb, base form
However, all parts of the false jasmine are highly poisonous from flowers to rhizome (root).

2. Noun, singular or mass
The banana plant will often come back from the trunk or rhizome.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Bury the Canna rhizome 2 inches deep and cover with soil.

4. Verb, past participle
Place the water lily rhizome in the pot.