Meaning of CLAD in English

CLAD

adj.

Variant: or clado-

Function: combining form

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek klad-, klado-, from klados branch, shoot of a tree; akin to Old English holt woods ― more at HOLT

: slip : sprout < clado phyll>

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