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aerial root (s) (noun), aerial roots (pl)
A root that develops from a location or a plant above the surface of the earth or water, as from a stem: Some orchids, for example, have aerial roots that grow from their stems and absorb water directly from the air; and mangrove trees are noted for having aerial roots, too.
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