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Verticil definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

VERT'ICIL, n. [L. verticillus, from vertex, supra.]
In botany, a little whirl; a mode of inflorescence, in which the flowers surround the stem in a kind of ring.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a whorl of leaves growing around a stem

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin verticillus, diminutive of Latin vertex whirl Date: 1793 whorl 2

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Bot. & Zool. a whorl; a set of parts arranged in a circle round an axis. Derivatives: verticillate adj. Etymology: L verticillus whorl of a spindle, dimin. of VERTEX

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Verticil Ver"ti*cil, n. [L. verticillus, dim. of vertex a whirl: cf. F. verticille. See Vertex.] (Bot.) A circle either of leaves or flowers about a stem at the same node; a whorl. [Written also verticel.]




 


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