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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Usually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open first.

Usage examples (23)
  • This form of inflorescence is known technically as a "raceme."
  • One of the specimens had a raceme of flowers above a foot long.
  • Such an inflorescence, strictly speaking, is a = spiciform raceme =.
  • The inflorescence is either a spike-like raceme or a spiciform panicle. for more
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