1. line of descent traced through the maternal side of the family
Syn: ↑matrilineage, ↑cognation
Hypernyms: ↑unilateral descent
2. a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
Syn: ↑plant process
Hypernyms: ↑process, ↑outgrowth, ↑appendage
podetium, ↑peristome, ↑haustorium, ↑apophysis, ↑callus, ↑blister, ↑nodule, ↑tubercle, ↑spur, ↑aculeus, ↑acumen, ↑hair, ↑fuzz, ↑tomentum, ↑node, ↑leaf node, ↑burl

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