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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  • cincinnal — cincinnal, a. Bot. (sɪnˈsɪnəl) [f. L. cincinnus (see below) + al1.] Belonging to a cincinnus. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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