glom·​er·​ule ˈglä-mə-ˌrül How to pronounce glomerule (audio)
: a compacted cyme of almost sessile and usually small flowers

Word History


New Latin glomerulus

First Known Use

1793, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of glomerule was in 1793

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“Glomerule.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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