A spongy area in the bark of a woody plant, serving as a pore to permit the exchange of gases between the stem and the atmosphere.
Webster's New World
A small, lens-shaped gland on the under side of some leaves.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Other Word Forms of Lenticel
Origin of Lenticel
New Latin lenticelladiminutive oflēnslent-lenslens
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition