Definitions for cladodeˈklæd oʊd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

clad•odeˈklæd oʊd(n.)

  1. Category: Botany

    Ref: cladophyll .

Origin of cladode:

1865–70; < NL cladodium; see clado -, -ode1, -ium2

cla•do′di•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cladode, cladophyll, phylloclad, phylloclade(noun)

    a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf

Wiktionary

  1. cladode(Noun)

    A flattened organ arising from the stem of a plant. These often replace the leaves in photosynthetic function, as leaves in such plants (for example asparagus, butchers broom) are typically reduced to scales. May also refer to the generally flattened shoot such as the cactus shown.

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