Definition of meristele in English:

meristele

noun

Botany
  • In certain vascular plants, especially ferns: any of the vascular bundles comprising a dictyostele.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Sydney Vines (1849–1934), botanist. Apparently irregularly from ancient Greek μερίς part + stele.

Pronunciation

meristele

/ˈmɛrɪstiːl//ˌmɛrɪˈstiːliː/