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ligule

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lig=ule

CIDE DICTIONARY

ligulen. [L. ligula, lingula, little tongue, dim of lingua tongue : cf. F. ligule.].
  •  The thin and scarious projection from the upper end of the sheath of a leaf of grass.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A band of white matter in the wall of fourth ventricle of the brain.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ligule, n. Bot. a narrow projection from the top of a leaf-sheath of a grass.

Etymology
L ligula strap, spoon f. lingere lick

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