Meaning of GEMMA in English

/jem"euh/ , n. , pl. gemmae /jem"ee/ .

1. a bud.

2. Bot. a cell or cluster of cells, or a leaflike or budlike body, that separates from the parent plant to form a new organism, as in mosses and liverworts.

[ 1760-70; ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .