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Meaning of rootlet

root•let

Pronunciation: (rt'lit, root'-), [key]
— n. Bot.
  1. a little root.
  2. a small or fine branch of a root.
  3. one of the adventitious roots by which ivy or the like clings to rocks or other supports.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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