Definition of recaulescence in US English:

recaulescence

noun

Botany
  • Adnation or fusion of an axillary bud to the petiole of the subtending leaf, leading to the displacement of the bud.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Asa Gray (1810–1888), botanist. From re- + caulescent: see -ence.

Pronunciation

recaulescence

/ˌriːkɔːˈlɛsns/