Definition of corymb
plural corymbs play \-ˌimz, -əmz\
: a flat-topped inflorescence; specifically : one in which the flower stalks arise at different levels on the main axis and reach about the same height and in which the outer flowers open first — see inflorescence illustration
Origin of corymb
French corymbe, from Latin corymbus cluster of fruit or flowers, from Greek korymbos
First Known Use: 1794
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