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cymose

[sahy-mohs, sahy-mohs] /ˈsaɪ moʊs, saɪˈmoʊs/
adjective, Botany
1.
bearing a cyme or cymes.
2.
of or of the nature of a cyme.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Latin cymōsus full of shoots. See cyme, -ose1
Related forms
cymosely, adverb
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Examples for cymose
  • Determinate simple inflorescences are generally called cymose.
British Dictionary definitions for cymose

cymose

/ˈsaɪməʊs; -məʊz; saɪˈməʊs/
adjective
1.
having the characteristics of a cyme
Derived Forms
cymosely, adverb
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