dichasium

noun
di·​cha·​sium | \ dī-ˈkā-zhē-əm How to pronounce dichasium (audio) , -ˈzē-əm, -zhəm \
plural dichasia\ dī-​ˈkā-​zhē-​ə How to pronounce dichasia (audio) , -​ˈzē-​ə , -​zhə \

Definition of dichasium

: a cymose inflorescence that produces two main axes

First Known Use of dichasium

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dichasium

New Latin, from Greek dichasis halving, from dichazein to halve, from dicha

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“Dichasium.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dichasium. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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