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2 definitions found
 for cauline
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cauline \Cau"line\, a. (Bot.)
     Growing immediately on a caulis; of or pertaining to a
     caulis.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cauline
      adj 1: (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
             [syn: caulescent, cauline, stemmed] [ant:
             acaulescent, stemless]
      2: especially of leaves; growing on a stem especially on the
         upper part of a stem; "cauline leaves" [ant: basal,
         radical]

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