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Definition of areole

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Definition as written by talinum:

The spine bearing area on a cactus.

Definition as written by Xenomorf:

Specialized axillary bud or short shoot; the spine cushion, producing leaves, spines, glochids & flowers.

Reference: "The Cactus Family" by Anderson.

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Definition as written by Xenomorf:

Buds & flowers

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Definition as written by Xenomorf:

Leaves.

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