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Synonyms for Whorl (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 (a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)):
coil, curl, curlicue, ringlet, roll, scroll, gyre

WordNet sense 2 (a strand or cluster of hair):

WordNet sense 3 (a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops):
helix, spiral, volute

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