panicle


pan·i·cle

noun \ˈpa-ni-kəl\

Definition of PANICLE

1
:  a compound racemose inflorescence — see inflorescence illustration
2
:  a pyramidal loosely branched flower cluster
pan·i·cled \-kəld\ adjective
pa·nic·u·late \pa-ˈni-kyə-lət, pə-\ adjective

Origin of PANICLE

Latin panicula, diminutive of panus
First Known Use: 1597

Rhymes with PANICLE

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