terete

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin teres (rounded (cylindrical)).

Adjective[edit]

terete (comparative more terete, superlative most terete)

  1. Having a smooth circular cross-section; cylindrical.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In reference to the stems of plants, terete usually, but not necessarily, implies a tapering form.

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