Foot"stalk` (?), n.
The stalk of a leaf or of flower; a petiole, pedicel, or reduncle.
2. Zool. (a)
The peduncle or stem by which various marine animals are attached, as certain brachiopods and goose barnacles.
The stem which supports which supports the eye in decapod Crustacea; eyestalk.
The lower part of a millstone spindle. It rests in a step.
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