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involucre

in·vo·lu·cre

involucre

 
pronunciation:
In v lu kr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a ring of small leaves or leaflike parts at the base of a flower or flower cluster of a composite plant.
definition 2: a usu. membranous casing or covering.
derivation: involucral (adj.)
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