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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Flat-topped or rounded inflorescence in which the individual flower stalks arise from about the same point.

Usage examples (29)
  • … its not classified as umbel-sc: Bird in the linked database
  • The funniest bit, though, is the wide-eyed wonder with which the word 'umbel' is introduced and discussed.
  • The flower stalk is long and green, the inflorescence a simple umbel.
  • They grew from an umbel, and the Primrose is closely related to the Cowslip. for more
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