Etymology
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stolon (n.)

"a shoot, sucker," c. 1600, from Latin stolonem (nominative stolo) "a shoot, branch, sucker," cognate with Greek stēlē "standing block," stelekhos "trunk, stem, log;" from PIE *stol-on-, suffixed form of root *stel- "to put, stand, put in order," with derivatives referring to a standing object or place.

updated on May 28, 2019

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Definitions of stolon from WordNet

stolon (n.)
a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips;
Synonyms: runner / offset
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