Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Arranged in or forming whorls or a whorl.

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  • adj. Forming whorls

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Arranged in a transverse whorl or whorls like the rays of a wheel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Whorled; disposed in a verticil, as leaves or flowers; having organs so disposed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. forming one or more whorls (especially a whorl of leaves around a stem)

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  • Funny, I've only ever heard Dilettante pronounced the first way.

    August 23, 2007

  • Those are the best because nobody know if you're actually pronouncing it correctly. Dilettante is another good one for multiple pronunciations.

    August 22, 2007

  • This word is special in that the dictionary lists 4 separate pronunciations.

    August 22, 2007