monochasium

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

Definition of monochasium

: a cymose inflorescence that produces only one main axis

Other Words from monochasium

monochasial \ -​zē-​əl How to pronounce monochasial (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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