Spiranthy
Spiranthy Spi*ran"thy, n. [Gr. ??? a coil + ??? flower.] (Bot.) The occasional twisted growth of the parts of a flower. [1913 Webster]

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  • spiranthy — spiˈranthy Bot. [f. σπεῖρα spire n.3 + ἄνθος flower.] ‘The occasional twisted growth of the parts of a flower’ (Webster Suppl. 1879) …   Useful english dictionary

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