Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, a simple or diminutive cyme, by itself or forming part of a compound cyme. Also cymelet.

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

  • noun (Bot.) A small cyme, or one of very few flowers.

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  • noun botany A small cyme, or one with very few flowers.

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  • noun a small cyme, generally with few flowers

Etymologies

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From the Latin cȳmula ("a tender sprout"), the diminutive form of cȳma, whence the English cyma and, ultimately, cyme.

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