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cyme

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

cymen. [L. cyma the young sprount of a cabbage, fr. Gr. , prop., anything swollen, hence also cyme, wave, fr. to be pregnant.].
     A flattish or convex flower cluster, of the centrifugal or determinate type, differing from a corymb chiefly in the order of the opening of the blossoms.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cyme, n. Bot. an inflorescence in which the primary axis bears a single terminal flower that develops first, the system being continued by the axes of secondary and higher orders each with a flower (cf. RACEME).

Derivative
cymose adj.
Etymology
F, var. of cime summit, ult. f. Gk kuma wave

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