HyperDic: capitulum

English > 3 senses of the word capitulum:
NOUNplantcapitulum, heada dense cluster of flowers or foliage
plantcapitulum, ear, spikefruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
plantcapituluman arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree
English > capitulum: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA dense cluster of flowers or foliage.
Synonymhead
Broaderplant organA functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
English > capitulum: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningfruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn.
Synonymsear, spike
Part ofcorn, maize, Indian corn, Zea maystall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears
NarrowermealieAn ear of corn
BroaderfruitThe ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
Spanishespiga
Catalanespiga
English > capitulum: 3 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningAn arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree.
Broadercrown, treetopThe upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant

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