Definition of Cauline

1. Adjective. (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground.




2. Adjective. Especially of leaves; growing on a stem especially on the upper part of a stem. "Cauline leaves"
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Antonyms: Radical

Definition of Cauline

1. a. Growing immediately on a caulis; of or pertaining to a caulis.

Definition of Cauline

1. Adjective. Growing immediately on a caulis; of or pertaining to a caulis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cauline

1. pertaining to a stem [adj]

Medical Definition of Cauline

1. Of leaves, borne on an aerial stem, of flowers or fruits, borne on old wood. (16 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cauline

caulicles
caulicolous
cauliferous
cauliflorous
cauliflower
cauliflower-ear deformity
cauliflower cheese
cauliflower ear
cauliflower ears
caulifloweret
cauliflowerets
cauliflowerlike
cauliflowers
cauliform
caulimovirus
cauline (current term)
caulis
caulk
caulked
caulker
caulkers
caulking
caulking iron
caulkings
caulklike
caulks
caulobacter
caulobacter crescentus
caulocarpous
caulome

Literary usage of Cauline

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1. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry by Thomas Percy (1887)
"SIR cauline. IT may be proper to inform the reader, before he comes to Pt. II., v. ... Sir cauline not only conquers the pagan giant, but, unarmed, ..."

2. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1876)
"least on the petioles ; the cauline entire, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, clasping by the sagittate base : petals 2 to 3 lines long, little exceeding the ..."

3. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1878)
"MURO'RUM proper ; green, radical leaves toothed slightly hairy, petioles slender, cauline often large and petioled, heads many small, peduncles short ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"I. The cauline Ivs. red- brown throughout.39. triste п. The cauline ITS. partly green. i. Rosette 1rs. glaucous. K. Outer Its. of rosette Xl* И in ..."

5. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1866)
"Then up Syr cauline lift his brande All over his head so hye : " And here I sweare by the holy roode, Nowe, ..."

6. Minstrelsy, Ancient and Modern: With an Historical Introduction and Notes by William Motherwell (1846)
"We suspect, too, that the original ballad had a less melancholy catastrophe, and that the brave Syr cauline, after his combat with the " hend Soldan," ..."

7. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"On both sides of each lateral bundle, that is opposite each corner of the rectangular transverse section, there is further a small cauline bundle (j, i). ..."

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