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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Stipule \Stip"ule\, n. [L. stipula a stalk, stem, straw: cf. F.
stipule. Cf. Stubble.] (Bot.)
An appendage at the base of petioles or leaves, usually
somewhat resembling a small leaf in texture and appearance.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a small leafy outgrowth at the base of a leaf or its stalk;
usually occurring in pairs and soon shed
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