Pronunciation: (vit'u), [key]
—pl. vit•taePronunciation: (vit'ē). [key]
1. Bot.a tube or receptacle for oil, occurring in the fruits of most plants of the parsley family.
2. Zool., Bot.a streak or stripe, as of color.
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