monochasium

noun
mono·cha·si·um | \-ˈkā-zē-əm, -zhē-\
plural monochasia\-zē-ə, -zhē- \

Definition of monochasium 

: a cymose inflorescence that produces only one main axis

Other Words from monochasium

monochasial \-zē-əl, -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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