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bract +‎ -let


bractlet (plural bractlets)

  1. (botany) A bract on the stalk of a single flower, which is itself on a main stalk that supports several flowers.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bractlet in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)