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ptyxis

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin ptyxis, from Ancient Greek πτύξις (ptúksis, a folding)

NounEdit

ptyxis (uncountable)

  1. (botany) The way in which an individual leaf is folded in the bud.

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