verticel
Verticil Ver"ti*cil, n. [L. verticillus, dim. of vertex a whirl: cf. F. verticille. See {Vertex}.] (Bot.) A circle either of leaves or flowers about a stem at the same node; a whorl. [Written also {verticel}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Verticil — Ver ti*cil, n. [L. verticillus, dim. of vertex a whirl: cf. F. verticille. See {Vertex}.] (Bot.) A circle either of leaves or flowers about a stem at the same node; a whorl. [Written also {verticel}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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