pedicello

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from scientific Latin pedicellus (small foot), from pediculus, diminutive of pes.

Noun[edit]

pedicello m (plural pedicelli)

  1. (botany) pedicel, peduncle, footstalk
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Late Latin pedicellus (small louse), from Latin pediculus (louse), diminutive of pedis.

Noun[edit]

pedicello m (plural pedicelli)

  1. (obsolete) a small worm
  2. (regional) a small boil