Definition of BASAL

Adjective : BASAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem; "basal placentation"; "radical leaves" ;

  • 3. (

    ) serving as or forming a base; "the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats" ;

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