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pet•i•ole



Pronunciation: (pet'ē-ōl"), [key]
n.
1. Bot.the slender stalk by which a leaf is attached to the stem; leafstalk. See diag. under leaf.
2. Zool.a stalk or peduncle, as that connecting the abdomen and thorax in wasps.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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