Cincinnus
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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  • Cincinnus — (lat.), 1) Locke; 2) zu großer Schmuck, Künstelei im Ausdrucke …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cincinnus — (lat.), Wickel, s. Blütenstand, S. 94 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cincinnus — Cincinnus, Blütenstand, s. Wickel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • cincinnus — /sin sinˈəs/ (botany) noun A uniparous cymose inflorescence in which the plane of each daughter axis is at right angles, alternately to right and left, with that of its parent axis ORIGIN: L, a curl • • • cincinnˈate adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • cincinnus — noun a type of monochasium on which the successive axes arise alternately in respect to the preceding one; a scorpioid cyme …   Wiktionary

  • cincinnus — /sɪnˈsɪnəs/ (say sin sinuhs) noun a cymose inflorescence with short alternating internodes forming a coiled axis, as in forget me not or comfrey. {Latin: curl, ringlet} …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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

  • 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… …   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

  • -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

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