noun \ˈəm-bəl\

Definition of UMBEL

:  a racemose inflorescence typical of the carrot family in which the pedicels arise from about the same point to form a flat or rounded flower cluster — see inflorescence illustration

Origin of UMBEL

New Latin umbella, from Latin, umbrella — more at umbrella
First Known Use: 1597


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