Last modified on 24 October 2013, at 18:07

terete

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin teres (rounded (cylindrical)).

AdjectiveEdit

terete (comparative more terete, superlative most terete)

  1. Having a smooth circular cross-section; cylindrical.

Usage notesEdit

  • In reference to the stems of plants, terete usually, but not necessarily, implies a tapering form.

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