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Meaning of VERTICILLASTER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ver`ti*cil*las"ter\, a. [NL., fr. L. verticillus
a whirl + aster a star.] (Bot.)
A whorl of flowers apparently of one cluster, but composed of
two opposite axillary cymes, as in mint. See Illust. of
{Whorl}.

 

 

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