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  Definition of abscission
  1. the act of cutting something off
  2. shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant
Similar Words: cutting off

 

Hyponyms: circumcision

 

Derivational Morphology: abscise

 

 
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