Meaning of abscissor in English:

abscissor

noun

Botany
  • An instrument which measures the force required to cause abscission, or the proportion of abscission caused by the application of a known force.

Pronunciation

abscissor

/əbˈsɪsə/ /abˈsɪsə/

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Originally from post-classical Latin abscisorium cutting instrument; subsequently from classical Latin absciss-, past participial stem of abscindere abscind + -or.