Cauline



of or relating to a stem, especially pertaining to or arising from the upper part of a stem.
Historical Examples

adjective
relating to or growing from a plant stem
adj.

“pertaining to or growing on a stem,” 1756, from Latin caulis “stalk” (see cole).

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  • Caulis

    noun (pl) -les (-liːz) (rare) the main stem of a plant Historical Examples n. “stem or stalk of a plant,” Latin; see cole.

  • Caulk

    to fill or close seams or crevices of (a tank, window, etc.) in order to make watertight, airtight, etc. to make (a vessel) watertight by filling the seams between the planks with oakum or other material driven snug. to fill or close (a seam, joint, etc.), as in a boat. to drive the edges of […]



  • Caulker

    a person who caulks the seams of boats or the like. a caulking tool or device. Historical Examples

  • Caulking

    to fill or close seams or crevices of (a tank, window, etc.) in order to make watertight, airtight, etc. to make (a vessel) watertight by filling the seams between the planks with oakum or other material driven snug. to fill or close (a seam, joint, etc.), as in a boat. to drive the edges of […]



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