Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having, or arranged in, five vertical ranks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having, or arranged in, five vertical ranks, as the leaves of an apple tree or a cherry tree.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, five-ranked: in phyllotaxis, noting that arrangement in which the leaves are disposed upon the stem in five vertical rows or ranks, as in the apple-tree, the cones of the American larch, etc.

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Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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