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sessile

ses·sile

sessile

 
pronunciation:
se sihl [or] se saIl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of a leaf or the like, attached at the base directly to the stem of the plant.
definition 2: unable to move freely; permanently fixed.
a sessile barnacle
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derivation: sessility (n.)
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