Leafstalk definition

lēfstôk
The slender, elongated structure by which the leaves of most plants are attached to the stem.
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The slender, usually cylindrical portion of a leaf, which supports the blade and is attached to the stem; petiole.
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The stalk that supports a leaf and connects it to the plant.
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Noun

Singular:
leafstalk
Plural:
leafstalks

Origin of leafstalk