inflorescence

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin inflōrēscentia, from inflōrēscō (I begin to flower), inchoative verb of flōreō (I flower).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnfləˈɹɛsəns/, /ˌɪnflɔːˈɹɛsəns/

NounEdit

inflorescence (countable and uncountable, plural inflorescences)

  1. (botany) Flower cluster; a group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches.
  2. An instance of a plant beginning to flower.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin inflōrēscentia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.flɔ.ʁɛ.sɑ̃s/, /ɛ̃.flɔ.ʁe.sɑ̃s/, /ɛ̃.flɔ.ʁɛs.sɑ̃s/
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NounEdit

inflorescence f (plural inflorescences)

  1. inflorescence

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