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racemose Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow
    • lilies of the valley are racemose
WordNet

Rac"e*mose` adjective
Etymology
L. racemosus full of clusters.
Definitions
  1. Resembling a raceme; growing in the form of a raceme; as, (Bot.) racemose berries or flowers; (Anat.) the racemose glands, in which the ducts are branched and clustered like a raceme. Gray.

Webster 1913


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