HyperDic: cyme

English > 1 sense of the word cyme:
NOUNplantcymemore or less flat-topped cluster of flowers in which the central or terminal flower opens first
English > cyme: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningMore or less flat-topped cluster of flowers in which the central or terminal flower opens first.
NarrowercymuleA small cyme, generally with few flowers
glomeruleA compacted or sessile cyme
scorpioid cymeA cyme with flowers or branches alternating in opposite ranks
BroaderinflorescenceThe flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk

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