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cymose


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cymose  \Cy"mose\  (s?"m?s;  277),  Cymous  \Cy"mous\  (s?"m?s),  a. 
  [L.  cymosus  full  of  shoots:  cf  FF  cymeux  See  Cyme.]  (Bot.) 
  Having  the  nature  of  a  cyme,  or  derived  from  a  cyme;  bearing, 
  or  pertaining  to  a  cyme  or  cymes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cymose 
  adj  :  (botany)  having  a  usually  flat-topped  flower  cluster  in 
  which  the  main  and  branch  stems  each  end  in  a  flower 
  that  opens  before  those  below  it  or  to  its  side 




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