cat, 猫。-kin, 小词后缀。因似细软的猫毛而得名。
- catkin (n.)
- 1570s, from Dutch katteken "flowering stem of willow, birch, hazel, etc.," literally "kitten," diminutive of katte "cat" (see cat (n.)). So called for their soft, furry appearance.
- 1. Overdominance or heterosis for catkin length in interspecific crosses has been reported.
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