Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, the receptacle of a composite plant. Also called cœnanthium.

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

  • noun (Bot.) The receptacle of the flowers in a composite plant; -- also called clinium.

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  • noun botany The receptacle of the flowers in a composite plant; the clinium.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek bed + flower.

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