Definitions for umbelˈʌm bəl

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  1. umbel(noun)

    flat-topped or rounded inflorescence characteristic of the family Umbelliferae in which the individual flower stalks arise from about the same point; youngest flowers are at the center

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  1. umbel(Noun)

    A flat-topped or rounded flower-cluster (= inflorescence) in which the individual flower stalks arise from the same point, the youngest flowers being at the centre.

  2. Origin: From umbella

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  1. Umbel(noun)

    a kind of flower cluster in which the flower stalks radiate from a common point, as in the carrot and milkweed. It is simple or compound; in the latter case, each peduncle bears another little umbel, called umbellet, or umbellule

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  1. Umbel

    An umbel is an inflorescence which consists of a number of short flower stalks which are equal in length and spread from a common point, somewhat like umbrella ribs. Umbels can be simple or compound. The secondary umbels of compound umbels are known as umbellules. Umbels are a characteristic of plants such as carrot, parsley, dill, and fennel in the family Apiaceae; ivy, aralia and fatsia in the family Araliaceae; and onion in the family Alliaceae. A compressed cyme is called umbelliform if it resembles an umbel.

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  1. Umbel

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