stolonate

/stoh"leuh nit, -nayt'/, adj.
having stolons; developing from a stolon.
[ < NL stolonatus; see STOLON, -ATE1]

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  • stolonate — lənə̇t, ləˌnāt adjective Etymology: New Latin stolon + English ate : having stolons : arising from a stolon * * * /stoh leuh nit, nayt /, adj. having stolons; developing from a stolon. [ < NL stolonatus; see STOLON, ATE1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • stolon — [ stəʊlɒn] noun 1》 Botany a creeping horizontal stem or runner that takes root at several points to form new plants. 2》 Zoology a branched stem like structure attaching a colony of hydroids to the substrate. Derivatives stolonate adjective… …   English new terms dictionary

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