Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, the abnormal dislocation of the organs of a flower in a spiral direction.

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

  • noun (Bot.) The occasional twisted growth of the parts of a flower.

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  • noun botany The occasional twisted growth of the parts of a flower.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek a coil + flower.

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