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umbellate

[uhm-buh-lit, -leyt, uhm-bel-it] /ˈʌm bə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, ʌmˈbɛl ɪt/
adjective
1.
having or forming an umbel or umbels.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < Neo-Latin umbellātus, equivalent to Latin umbell(a) (see umbel) + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
umbellar, umbellated, adjective
umbellately, adverb
subumbellar, adjective
subumbellate, adjective
subumbellated, adjective
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  • Flowering plants produce a single, thick stem that contains hundreds of yellow umbellate flowers.
  • Flower clusters are small with white to bluish, umbellate flowers.

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