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cincinnus


cincinnus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cincinnus  \Cin*cin"nus\,  n.;  pl  {-ni}.  [Also  {cicinus}, 
  {cicinnus}.]  [L.,  a  curl  of  hair.]  (Bot.) 
  A  form  of  monochasium  in  which  the  lateral  branches  arise 
  alternately  on  opposite  sides  of  the  false  axis;  --  called 
  also  {scorpioid  cyme}.  --  {Cin*cin"nal},  a.