Umbellule
Umbellule Um"bel*lule, n. [NL. umbellula, dim. of umbella: cf. F. ombellule.] (Bot.) An umbellet. [1913 Webster]

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  • umbellule — [um′bəl yo͞ol΄, um bel′yo͞ol] n. [ModL umbellula, dim.] a small or simple umbel, esp. any of the secondary umbels of a compound umbel umbellulate [um′yoo lit] adj …   English World dictionary

  • umbellule — umbellulate /um bel yeuh lit, layt /, adj. /um beuhl yoohl , um bel yoohl/, n. one of the secondary umbels in a compound umbel. [1785 95; < NL umbellula, equiv. to L umbell(a) (see UMBEL) + ula ULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • umbellule — um·bel·lule …   English syllables

  • umbellule — /ʌmˈbɛljul/ (say um belyoohl), /ˈʌmbəljul/ (say umbuhlyoohl) noun one of the secondary umbels in a compound umbel. {New Latin umbellula, diminutive of umbella umbel} –umbellulate /ʌmˈbɛljələt/ (say um belyuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • umbellule — ˈəmbəˌlül, əlˌyül; ˌəmˈbel(ˌ)yül noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin umbellula, diminutive of umbella : a secondary umbel in a compound umbel …   Useful english dictionary

  • um|bel|let — «UHM buh liht», noun. = umbellule. (Cf. ↑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

  • Umbellet — Um bel*let, n. (Bot.) A small or partial umbel; an umbellule. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Umbellularia — Um*bel lu*la ri*a, n. [NL. {Umbellule}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of deep sea alcyonaria consisting of a cluster of large flowerlike polyps situated at the summit of a long, slender stem which stands upright in the mud, supported by a bulbous base.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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