bracteal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj bracteal pertaining to or resembling or functioning as a bract
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Bracteal Having the nature or appearance of a bract.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bracteal Relating to or of the nature of a bract.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf.F. bractéal,

Usage

In literature:

The leaves, from four to six of which surround the stem where they form sheaths (bracteal), are simply pinnate.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
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