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part of speech: noun

In bot., that part of a culm which runs up through the ear of corn; the stalk or axis which bears the flowers in other plants; the stalk of the frond in ferns; the common stalk bearing the alternate spikelets in some grasses; in zool., the vertebral column in mammals and birds.

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To duplicate in form, color, qualities, conduct, and the like; use as a model or pattern; to take example by; to copy to appear to be like; to resemble in externals. ...

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