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[lig-yool] /ˈlɪg yul/

noun, Botany.
a thin, membranous outgrowth from the base of the blade of most grasses.
a strap-shaped corolla, as in the ray flowers of the head of certain composite plants.
a membranous outgrowth at the junction between the leaf blade and sheath in many grasses and sedges
a strap-shaped corolla, such as that of a ray floret in the daisy
A straplike structure, such as the corolla of fused petals in a ray flower or a membranous or hairy appendage between the sheath and blade of a grass leaf.


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