Complete Definition of "spathe"

English

Etymology
From L. spatha, from Ancient Greek ÏÏάθη (spathê) "blade".

Pronunciation
IPA|/speɪð/

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|botany A large bract that envelops or subtends an inflorescence, especially a spadix.

See also
spadix

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