umbellule

umbellule

[uhm-buhl-yool, uhm-bel-yool]
noun
one of the secondary umbels in a compound umbel.

Origin:
1785–95; < Neo-Latin umbellula, equivalent to Latin umbell(a) (see umbel) + -ula -ule

umbellulate [uhm-bel-yuh-lit, -leyt] , adjective
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umbellule (ʌmˈbɛljuːl, ˈʌmbɪˌljuːl)
 
n
any of the small secondary umbels that make up a compound umbel
 
[C18: from New Latin umbellula, diminutive of Latin umbella; see umbel]
 
umbellulate
 
adj

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