how to pronounce petiole


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petiole is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of petiole


  1. A narrow or constricted segment of the body of an insect; especially, the metasomal segment of certain Hymenoptera, such as wasps.
  2. The stalk at the base of the nest of the paper wasp.
  3. The stalk of a leaf, attaching the blade to the stem.

petiole frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word petiole occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics petiole can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that petiole can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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