Definitions for verticilˈvɜr tə sɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•ti•cilˈvɜr tə sɪl(n.)

  1. a whorl of leaves around a point on an axis.

    Category: Botany

Origin of verticil:

1695–1705; < L verticillus spindle whorl der. of vertexvertex

ver•tic•il•latevərˈtɪs ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, ˌvɜr təˈsɪl eɪt, -ɪt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. verticil(noun)

    a whorl of leaves growing around a stem


  1. verticil(Noun)

    A whorl, a group of similar parts such as leaves radiating from a shared axis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verticil(noun)

    a circle either of leaves or flowers about a stem at the same node; a whorl


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