Meaning of potometer


Pronunciation: (pu-tom'i-tur), [key]
— n. Meteorol.
  1. an instrument for measuring the amount of water that a plant loses through transpiration, consisting of a sealed vessel of water with a cutting inserted in such a way that moisture can escape only through absorption and transpiration.
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