Definitions for ocreaˈɒk ri ə, ˈoʊ kri ə; ˈɒk riˌi, ˈoʊ kriˌi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•re•aˈɒk ri ə, ˈoʊ kri ə; ˈɒk riˌi, ˈoʊ kriˌi(n.)(pl.)oc•re•ae

  1. a sheathing part, as a pair of stipules united about a stem.

    Category: Botany, Zoology, Biology

Origin of ocrea:

1820–30; < L: greave, legging

oc′re•ate-ɪt, -ˌeɪt(adj.)

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  1. ocrea(Noun)

    A sheath around a plant stem forming from the stipule of a leaf and extending above the point of insertion of the leaf.

  2. Origin: From ocrea

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