Verb abscise Definition and Examples



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abscise (third-person singular simple present abscises, present participle abscising, simple past and past participle abscised)

  1. (transitive) To cut off. [1]
  2. (intransitive, botany) To separate by means of abscission; to shed or drop off. [1]

More definition: separate by abscission, as a leaf from a stem.

1. to separate or be separated by abscission Word OriginC17, from Latin abscisus, from abscīdere to cut offCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source

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