Umbellet
Umbellet Um"bel*let, n. (Bot.) A small or partial umbel; an umbellule. [1913 Webster]

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  • umbellet — /um beuh lit/, n. an umbellule. [1785 95; < L umbell(a) (see UMBEL) + ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • umbellet — noun a secondary umbel in a compound umbel such as the carrot; an umbellule …   Wiktionary

  • umbellet — um·bel·let …   English syllables

  • umbellet — ˈəmbələ̇t noun ( s) Etymology: umbell + et : umbellule …   Useful english dictionary

  • Umbel — Um bel, n. [L. umbella a little shadow, umbrella, dim. of umbra shade. See {Umbrella}.] (Bot.) A kind of flower cluster in which the flower stalks radiate from a common point, as in the carrot and milkweed. It is simple or compound; in the latter …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Umbellule — Um bel*lule, n. [NL. umbellula, dim. of umbella: cf. F. ombellule.] (Bot.) An umbellet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • umbel — noun A flat topped or rounded flower cluster (= inflorescence) in which the individual flower stalks arise from the same point, the youngest flowers being at the centre. See Also: umbellet, umbellule, Umbelliferae …   Wiktionary

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