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- Noun

One of the small, oval, rounded spots upon the stem or branch of a plant, from which the underlying tissues may protrude or roots may issue, either in the air, or more commonly when the stem or branch is covered with water or earth.

- Noun

A small, lens-shaped gland on the under side of some leaves.

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