monochasium

noun
mono·​cha·​si·​um | \ ˌmä-nə-ˈkā-zē-əm How to pronounce monochasium (audio) , -zhē- \
plural monochasia\ ˌmä-​nə-​ˈkā-​zē-​ə How to pronounce monochasium (audio) , -​zhē-​ \

Definition of monochasium

: a cymose inflorescence that produces only one main axis

Other Words from monochasium

monochasial \ ˌmä-​nə-​ˈkā-​zē-​əl How to pronounce monochasium (audio) , -​zhē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of monochasium

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monochasium

New Latin, from mon- + -chasium (as in dichasium)

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The first known use of monochasium was circa 1890

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“Monochasium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monochasium. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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