premorse


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premorse

(prĭ-môrs′) or

praemorse

(prē′-)
adj.
Abruptly truncated, as though bitten or broken off: a premorse leaf.
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premorse

(of plant structures) appearing as if bitten off at the end.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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