cauline definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, having, or developing on a stem. Utilized particularly of leaves due to the upper element of a stem.
    • Developing straight away on a caulis; of or pertaining to a caulis.
    • Developing immediately on a caulis; of or related to a caulis.
    • especially of leaves; growing on a stem specifically from the top section of a stem
    • (of plants) creating a well-developed stem above floor
  • others:
    • In botany, of or owned by a stem: as, cauline leaves.
  • noun:
    • The color matter of purple cabbage. Its mostly utilized in the coloring of bogus wines.

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