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Meaning of "lodicule" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LODICULE

From Latin lōdīcula, diminutive of lōdix blanket.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LODICULE

lodicule  [ˈlɒdɪˌkjuːl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LODICULE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lodicule is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LODICULE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

lodicule

Lodicule

A lodicule is one of two or three small scales at the base of the ovary in a grass flower that represent the corolla, believed to be a rudimentary perianth. The swelling of the lodicules forces apart the flower's bracts, exposing the flower's reproductive organs.

Definition of lodicule in the English dictionary

The definition of lodicule in the dictionary is any of two or three minute scales at the base of the ovary in grass flowers that represent the corolla.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LODICULE


aedicule
ˈɛdɪˌkjuːl
bascule
ˈbæskjuːl
biomolecule
ˈbaɪəʊˌmɒlɪkjuːl
calycule
ˈkælɪˌkjuːl
crepuscule
ˈkrɛpəsˌkjuːl
fascicule
ˈfæsɪˌkjuːl
graticule
ˈɡrætɪˌkjuːl
groupuscule
ˈɡruːpəˌskjuːl
lenticule
ˈlɛntɪˌkjuːl
macromolecule
ˌmækrəʊˈmɒlɪˌkjuːl
majuscule
ˈmædʒəˌskjuːl
miniscule
ˈmɪnɪˌskjuːl
minuscule
ˈmɪnəˌskjuːl
molecule
ˈmɒlɪˌkjuːl
monticule
ˈmɒntɪˌkjuːl
opuscule
ɒˈpʌskjuːl
reticule
ˈrɛtɪˌkjuːl
ridicule
ˈrɪdɪˌkjuːl
scrobicule
ˈskrəʊbɪˌkjuːl
vermicule
ˈvɜːmɪˌkjuːl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LODICULE

lode
loden
lodesman
lodestar
lodestone
lodge
lodgeable
lodgement
lodgepole
lodger
lodging
lodging house
lodging turn
lodgings
lodgment
Lodi
lodicula
Loeb
loerie
loess

WORDS THAT END LIKE LODICULE

animalcule
corpuscule
floccule
floscule
gram molecule
homuncule
locule
nucule
opercule
oscule
poeticule
saccule
self-ridicule
silicule
spicule
submolecule
supramolecule
ventricule
vocule
wheel animalcule

Synonyms and antonyms of lodicule in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lodicule» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LODICULE

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The translations of lodicule from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lodicule» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

浆片
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lodicule
570 millions of speakers

English

lodicule
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

lodicule
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

lodicule
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

lodicule
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lodicule
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

lodicule
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lodicule
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lodicule
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

lodicule
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鱗被
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

lodicule
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lodicule
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lodicule
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லாடிக்கூல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लॉडीक्यूल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

lodicule
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lodicule
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lodicule
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

lodicule
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lodicule
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

lodicule
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lodicule
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lodicule
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lodicule
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lodicule

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LODICULE»

The term «lodicule» is used very little and occupies the 191.101 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LODICULE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «lodicule» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «lodicule» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LODICULE»

Discover the use of lodicule in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lodicule and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Rice Biology in the Genomics Era
Petal specification is regulated by the combination of class A and class B genes in Arabidopsis (for reviews, see Lohmann and Weigel 2002; Jack 2004). In a similar manner to that in class B mutants in Arabidopsis, lodicule identity is lost in the ...
Hiro-Yuki Hirano, Atshushi Hirai, Yoshio Sano, 2008
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Grasses: Systematics and Evolution: Systematics and Evolution
The number is two per lodicule in the normal position in oryzoid (Butzin 1965; Pizzolato 1990a) and bambusoid (Butzin 1965; Pizzolato 1990b) genera; the bambusoid posterior lodicule has one trace. Andro- pogonoid genera (Butzin 1965; ...
SWL Jacobs, J Everett, 2000
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The molecular genetics of floral transition and flower ...
OsMADS2 and OsMADS4, co-orthologues of Arabidopsis PISTILLATA (PI). These rice genes are expressed specifically in the presumptive region where the lodicule and stamen initiate in the FM (Kyozuka, Kobayashi, Morita, & Shimamoto , ...
‎2014
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Developmental Genetics of the Flower: Advances in Botanical ...
Furthermore, these genes are required for stamen and lodicule development, since mutations in these genes disrupt development of these organs. Rice contains two PI orthologs; silencing of one of these copies using transgenic approaches ...
‎2006
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New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural ...
LODICULES. (I). (IV). (VI. (a) Colour of caryopsis — colourless (b) Rachilla hairs — long Rachilla length — medium (c) Teeth on lateral lemma nerves — absent (d ) Base of grain — depression •(e) Lodicule type — (iv) (0 Anthocyanin in lemma ...
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A Primer of Botanical Latin with Vocabulary
1) [in grasses] lodicule, [in lichens] smalllobeofthallus; squamella, squamellula ( both noun f. 1) [in grasses]lodicule, [indaisies] subdivision of pappus(noun f. 1) scale; squamatus, squamosus (both adj. A)scaly; squamiformis(adj.B) shaped ...
Emma Short, Alex George, 2013
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A Natural Arrangement of British Plants: According to Their ...
Lower spathellule ending in a short seta ; 2-cut, toothed ; lodicule unequally 2- toothed ; locusta 1 in each tooth of the rachis; lower 1-glumed Lolium. 48. Lower spathellule ending in a short seta, toothed ; lodicule not notched ; glumes broad,  ...
Samuel Frederick Gray, 1821
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Natural Arrangement of British Plants: According to Their ...
Spathellules awnless ; lodicule obtuse ; axis panicled; locusta involucrated with bristles Setaiiia. 101. Spathellule lower, ending in a bristle; glumes and glumelles of the lower flowret hairy Echinochloa. 102. Lower spathellule awned on the ...
Samuel F. Gray, 1821
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The Gamineae A Study of Cereal, Bamboo, and Grass
explanation of the frequent absence of the back lodicule in grasses is, I think, worth citing. He notices that in the bamboo, Guadua angustifolia Kunth, this posterior lodicule, "placée entre l'ovaire et la spathelle [palea], est plus foible que les ...
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Issues in Life Sciences: Botany and Plant Biology Research: ...
“Recognition of variation in lodicule morphology is especially important in wheat, the main crop of the world. For this reason, a broad range of species of wheat was evaluated by means of characters showing the leafy nature of lodicules.
‎2012

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LODICULE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lodicule is used in the context of the following news items.
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Another Life: The noxious plant that costs Europe €4.5 billion a year
... the flowers of grass can be intricately lovely (see John's Feehan's book for Teagasc, The Grasses of Ireland), but the mechanics of lodicule, ... «Irish Times, Jun 15»

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