Etymology
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pedicel (n.)

"footstalk of a plant," 1670s, from Modern Latin pedicellus, diminutive of pediculus "footstalk, little foot," diminutive of pedem (nominative pes) "foot," from PIE root *ped- "foot."

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Definitions of pedicel

pedicel (n.)
a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence; an ultimate division of a common peduncle;
Synonyms: pedicle
From wordnet.princeton.edu