cicinus
Cincinnus Cin*cin"nus, n.; pl. {-ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; -- called also {scorpioid cyme}. -- {Cin*cin"nal}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • cygne — [ siɲ ] n. m. • XIIIe; cisne fin XIIe; lat. pop. cicinus, class. cygnus, cycnus, gr. kuknos 1 ♦ Oiseau palmipède, grégaire, au plumage blanc et au long cou (anatidés), qui vit sur les eaux douces. Cygne trompette, cygne sauvage, cygne domestique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cicinnus — Cincinnus Cin*cin nus, n.; pl. { ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; called also {scorpioid cyme}. {Cin*cin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cincinnal — Cincinnus Cin*cin nus, n.; pl. { ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; called also {scorpioid cyme}. {Cin*cin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cincinnus — Cin*cin nus, n.; pl. { ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; called also {scorpioid cyme}. {Cin*cin nal}, a.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cygnet — Cyg net (s[i^]g n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of F. cygne swan, L. cycnus. cygnus, fr. Gr. ky klos: but F. cygne seems to be an etymological spelling of OF. cisne, fr. LL. cecinus, cicinus, perh. ultimately also fr. Gr. ky klos.] (Zo[ o]l.) A young swan.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ni — Cincinnus Cin*cin nus, n.; pl. { ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; called also {scorpioid cyme}. {Cin*cin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scorpioid cyme — Cincinnus Cin*cin nus, n.; pl. { ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; called also {scorpioid cyme}. {Cin*cin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Аристолохиа — (Aristolochia L.), кирказон родовое, установленное Линнеем название растений из своеобразного семейства, которому самый род послужил центром и именем аристолохиевых, или кирказоновых (Aristolochiaceae Lindl.). Представители этого рода суть… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • cygnet — [sig′net, sig′nit] n. [ME cignet, dim. < Fr cygne, swan < VL cicinus < L cycnus < Gr kyknos, swan, prob. echoic (as in Russ kyki, swan s cry)] a young swan …   English World dictionary

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