nourishment, as fertilizer or chemicals, for plants.
[plant-hop-er, plahnt-] /ˈplæntˌhɒp ər, ˈplɑnt-/ noun 1. any member of a large and varied group of homopterous insects that are related to the leafhoppers and the spittlebugs but rarely damage cultivated .
- Plant hormone
plant hormone Any of various hormones produced by plants that control or regulate germination, growth, metabolism, or other physiological activities. Auxins, cytokinins, gibberellins, and abscisic acid are examples of plant hormones. Also called phytohormone.
[plan-ti-greyd] /ˈplæn tɪˌgreɪd/ adjective 1. walking on the whole sole of the foot, as humans, and bears. noun 2. a plantigrade animal. /ˈplæntɪˌɡreɪd/ adjective 1. walking with the entire sole of the foot touching the ground, as, for example, man and bears noun 2. a plantigrade animal adj. 1831, from French plantigrade “walking on the […]
[plahn-tan] /plɑ̃ˈtɛ̃/ noun 1. Christophe [kree-stawf] /kriˈstɔf/ (Show IPA), c1520–1589, French typographer.