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Meaning of CAUDEX

Pronunciation:  'kodeks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  woody stem of palms and tree ferns
  2. [n]  persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
 

CAUDEX is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: stock
 
 See Also: stalk, stem

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cau"dex\, n.; 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.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A thick, erect trunk.
 

 

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