Turion definition

to͝orē-ŏn, tyo͝or-
A dormant vegetative bud that detaches from the parent plant, found especially in certain aquatic plants.
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(botany) A bud, produced by some aquatic plants, that becomes detached and dormant until the following spring.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
turion
Plural:
turions

Origin of turion

  • Latin turiō turiōn-

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition