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Meaning of PANICLE

Pronunciation:  'panikul

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  compound raceme or branched cluster of flowers

PANICLE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: raceme



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pan"i*cle\, n. [L. panicula a tuft on plants, dim. of
panus the thread wound upon the bobbin in a shuttle; cf. Gr.
?, ?; prob. akin to E. pane: cf. F. panicule. See 2d {Pane}.]
A pyramidal form of inflorescence, in which the cluster is
loosely branched below and gradually simpler toward the end.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A compound raceme; an indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are borne on branches of the main main stem or on further branches of these.