radicle

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From Latin radicula.

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radicle ‎(plural radicles)

  1. (botany) The rudimentary shoot of a plant which supports the cotyledons in the seed, and from which the root is developed downward; the root of the embryo.
  2. (botany) A rootlet.
  3. (chemistry) Archaic form of radical.

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