2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Caudex \Cau"dex\, noun; pl. L. {Caudices}, E. {Caudexes}. [L.] (Bot.) The stem of a tree., esp. a stem without a branch, as of a palm or a tree fern; also, the perennial rootstock of an herbaceous plant. Caudicle

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant [syn: {stock}, {caudex}]

2: woody stem of palms and tree ferns

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