paniculate

[puh-nik-yuh-leyt, -lit]
adjective Botany.
arranged in panicles.
Also, paniculated.


Origin:
1720–30; < Neo-Latin pāniculātus panicled. See panicle, -ate1

paniculately, adverb
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paniculate or paniculated (pəˈnɪkjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt)
 
adj
botany growing or arranged in panicles: a paniculate inflorescence
 
paniculated or paniculated
 
adj
 
paniculately or paniculated
 
adv

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Example sentences
The spikelets are borne on short racemes which branch from the rachis in
  paniculate fashion.
The backup system is in place to ensure that organic pollutant and paniculate
  emissions to the atmosphere are negligible.
Forages at night on nectar, pollen, and fruit of paniculate agaves and columnar
  cacti.
The primary purpose of these controls is to remove paniculate matter from the
  flue gas stream.
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