Definición de petiolus en Inglés

petiolus

Pronunciación /ˌpɛtɪˈəʊləs/ /ˌpiːtɪˈəʊləs/

nombre

Botánica Zoología
  • 1marginal In early use: the stalk of a plant part (leaf, flower, etc.). Later: specifically a leaf stalk; = "petiole".

  • 2= "petiole".

Origen

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Hans Sloane (1660–1753), physician and collector. From classical Latin petiolus, variant (in later manuscripts and editions) of peciolus little foot, stalk of fruit, probably representing a diminutive formation from ped-, pēs foot; compare -ole.