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Verb: abscise  ab'sIz
  1. Shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
  2. Remove or separate by abscission

Derived forms: abscised, abscises, abscising

Type of: cast, cast off, chop off, cut off, drop, lop off, lose, shake off, shed, throw, throw away, throw off

Encyclopedia: Abscise