involucre

noun in·vo·lu·cre \ ˈin-və-ˌlü-kər \

Definition of involucre

:one or more whorls of bracts situated below and close to a flower, flower cluster, or fruit

involucral

play \ˌin-və-ˈlü-krəl\ adjective

involucrate

play \ˌin-və-ˈlü-krət, -ˌkrāt\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of involucre

French, from New Latin involucrum


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