HyperDic: spadix

English > 1 sense of the word spadix:
NOUNplantspadixthe fleshy axis of a spike often surrounded by a spathe
English > spadix: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe fleshy axis of a spike often surrounded by a spathe.
Part ofspike(botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis
BroaderaxisThe main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
Spanishespádice
Catalanespàdix

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