absciss (plural abscisses)
- Alternative form of [First attested in the late 17th century.]
- (transitive) To cut off by abscission. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
- (intransitive) To separate (as a leaf from a twig) by abscission. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
to cut off by abscission
to separate by abscission
- “absciss” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →ISBN, page 8.