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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, a form of definite inflorescence in which the successive axes arise alternately to the right and left of the preceding one, in distinction from the bostryx, in which the suppression is all on one side; a uniparous scorpioid cyme. Also cicinnus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; -- called also scorpioid cyme.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany , a type of monochasium on which the successive axes arise alternately in respect to the preceding one; a scorpioid cyme.

Etymologies

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From Latin cincinnus ("a lock of hair")

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