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Meaning of OCHREA

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"chre*a\, n.; pl. {Ochre[ae]e}. [L.]
1. (Antiq.) A greave or legging.

2. (Bot.) A kind of sheath formed by two stipules united
   round a stem.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A sheath, formed from two stipules, encircling the node.
 

 

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