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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; Axis of a compound leaf or compound inflorescence.

Usage examples (25)
  • Zoom out, and we see that feathers have a central shaft called the rachis with two vanes on either side.
  • The spikelets are unilaterally biseriate on the rachis which is not jointed at the base.
  • The rachis of the inflorescence is usually cylindrical.
  • The main rachis of the inflorescence is usually jointed at the base. for more
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