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Meaning of "extrafloral" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXTRAFLORAL

extrafloral  [ˌɛkstrəˈflɒrəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXTRAFLORAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Extrafloral is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EXTRAFLORAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of extrafloral in the English dictionary

The definition of extrafloral in the dictionary is produced or occurring outside a flower.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXTRAFLORAL


amoral
eɪˈmɒrəl
Balmoral
bælˈmɒrəl
borel
ˈbɒrəl
borrel
ˈbɒrəl
coral
ˈkɒrəl
forel
ˈfɒrəl
hydrocoral
ˌhaɪdrəˈkɒrəl
immoral
ɪˈmɒrəl
laurel
ˈlɒrəl
moral
ˈmɒrəl
nonmoral
nɒnˈmɒrəl
premoral
priːˈmɒrəl
quarrel
ˈkwɒrəl
sorrel
ˈsɒrəl
unmoral
ʌnˈmɒrəl
worral
ˈwɒrəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXTRAFLORAL

extractor hood
extracurricular
extraditable
extradite
extradition
extradition warrant
extrados
extradotal
extradural
extraembryonic
extraforaneous
extragalactic
extragalactic nebula
extrahepatic
extrait
extrajudicial
extrajudicially
extralegal
extralegally
extralimital

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXTRAFLORAL

chloral
choral
corollifloral
corporal
doctoral
electoral
femoral
floral
littoral
loral
mayoral
microfloral
oral
pastoral
postdoctoral
sectoral
spadicifloral
temporal
thalamifloral
tubulifloral

Synonyms and antonyms of extrafloral in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «extrafloral» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXTRAFLORAL

Find out the translation of extrafloral to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of extrafloral from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «extrafloral» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

花外
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

extrafloral
570 millions of speakers

English

extrafloral
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

extrafloral
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

extrafloral
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

extrafloral
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

extrafloral
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

extrafloral
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

extrafloral
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Extrafloral
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

extraflorale
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

花外の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

extrafloral
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Extrafloral
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

extrafloral
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

extrafloral
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अतिरंजित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

extrafloral
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

extrafloral
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

extrafloral
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

extrafloral
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

extrafloral
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

extrafloral
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

extrafloral
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

extrafloral
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

extrafloral
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of extrafloral

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXTRAFLORAL»

The term «extrafloral» is used very little and occupies the 156.350 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXTRAFLORAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about extrafloral

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXTRAFLORAL»

Discover the use of extrafloral in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to extrafloral and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Encyclopedia of Entomology
For example, in nine cerrado areas of Brazil's Sao Paulo and Mato Grosso states, the plant families Mimosaceae, Bignoniaceae and Vochysiaceae contained the highest frequency of extrafloral nectaries. Several review articles dealing with ...
John L. Capinera, 2008
2
Nectaries and Nectar
3. FLORAL. AND. EXTRAFLORAL. NECTARIES. Two types of nectaries, floral and extrafloral, were recognized by Bonnier (1879). They may differ considerably in anatomical structure, source of nectar components, and mode of presentation ...
Sue W. Nicolson, Massimo Nepi, Ettore Pacini, 2007
3
Plant-Provided Food for Carnivorous Insects: A Protective ...
While extrafloral nectar plants are most abundant in the tropics (Zimmerman 1932), they also occur in the temperate zones (Koptur 1992). Extrafloral nectaries are not restricted to one part of the plant, but can be found on various vegetative ...
F. L. Wäckers, P. C. J. van Rijn, J. Bruin, 2005
4
Advances in Insect Chemical Ecology
All these examples focus on the temporal aspect of nectar induction. ln addition. extrafloral nectaries are also especially suited for the study of spatial dynamics following induction. This aspect can be easily assessed because of the discrete ...
Ring T. Cardé, Jocelyn G. Millar, 2004
5
The Evolutionary Ecology of Ant-Plant Mutualisms
(1978) pointed out, variation in the contents of extrafloral nectar may also reflect the differing requirements and preferences of visitors that provide a service for the plant. However, we can expect the patterns of variation in extrafloral nectars to ...
Andrew James Beattie, 1985
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The Ecology and Evolution of Ant-Plant Interactions
Ants, Plants, and Extrafloral Nectaries Extrafloral nectaries are sugar-producing glands found outside flowers (including those found on reproductive structures, but not including pollinator-rewarding flower nectaries [see Rico-Gray 1993]).
Victor Rico-Gray, Paulo S. Oliveira, 2007
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Introduction to Ecological Biochemistry
E. Extrafloral Nectaries Extrafloral nectaries are sugar-producing glands which occur on the bracts, leaves, petioles or stems of a significant number of angiosperm plants. In families like the Legu- minosae, Orchidaceae and Passifloraceae, ...
Jeffrey B. Harborne, 1993
8
Insect Ecology: Behavior, Populations and Communities
We consider each of these features for the two beststudied coevolved traits, extrafloral nectaries and food bodies. Extrafloral nectaries are similar to floral nectaries, except rather than enclosed within the corolla they are strategically positioned ...
Peter W. Price, Robert F. Denno, Micky D. Eubanks, 2011
9
Secretions and Exudates in Biological Systems
Variability has also been observed among extrafloral nectaries, where even central morphological traits might differ among nectaries of the same plant, only depending on their localization. For example, stipular extrafloral nectaries of cowpea ...
Jorge M. Vivanco, František Baluška, 2012
10
Biology of the Plant Bugs (Hemiptera: Miridae): Pests, ...
Nectarilessness Nishida (1958) discussed the use of extrafloral secretions by insects, remarking that extrafloral glands are well known to botanists but generally little appreciated by entomologists. But it was cotton entomologists who took the ...
‎2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXTRAFLORAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term extrafloral is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ants: Annoying but essential
Plant guardians: Certain plants and ants have a fascinating relationship wherein the plant provides delicious nectar via extrafloral nectaries ... «Stockton Record, Jul 15»
2
Love in the world mill
Constitution, endothermic, butter, leachate, Montana, posthypnotic, flare, damnify, David Bowie, aperture priority, extrafloral, resultant, tripthong, ... «Otago Daily Times, May 15»
3
Some plants diversify with help from insect friends
An ant drinks nectar from an extrafloral nectary on a leaf of Viburnum sargentii at Cornell Plantations. Some plants form into new species with a ... «Cornell Chronicle, Nov 14»
4
SCV Outdoor Report: Candy Wrapper
But many flowering plants, including peonies, also have extrafloral nectaries – a botanical term that means “nectar-producing glands physically ... «KHTS Radio, Oct 14»
5
Garden Q&A: A homegrown bat come Halloween
Many plants have extrafloral nectaries or EFN. Okra is in the same plant family as hibiscus (hence, a similar striking flower), which are known to ... «Florida Times-Union, Jul 14»
6
Plants Are Actually Kind of Evil
Plants have also evolved specialized ant-feeding structures called extrafloral nectaries. These little bumps and nodules secrete sweet nectar, which ants love. «io9, Jul 14»
7
SCV Outdoor Report: The Ants Go Marching, Part II
The answer is: they are attracted to the plant's extrafloral nectaries. ... Ants visit extrafloral nectaries for the same reason they visit the strawberry ... «KHTS Radio, Apr 14»
8
Ants protect acacia plants against pathogens
The ants love nectar from the plant's extrafloral nectaries. Credit: Martin Heil / CINVESTAV, Irapuata, Mexico. Analysis of the surfaces of the ... «Phys.Org, Jan 14»
9
On the Trails: Nectar: for pollinators and producers
Less well known is the widespread occurrence of nectar outside of flowers, produced by “extrafloral nectaries.” All nectars typically contain ... «Juneau Empire, Apr 13»
10
How long is a bee's tongue, and why do ants protect plants?
Perhaps the extrafloral nectaries on broad beans (originally from north Africa) divert the ants from the aphids' honeydew, leaving them to be ... «Irish Times, Apr 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Extrafloral [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/extrafloral>. Nov 2019 ».
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