raceme

noun
ra·​ceme | \ rā-ˈsēm How to pronounce raceme (audio) , rə-\

Definition of raceme

: a simple inflorescence (as in the lily of the valley) in which the flowers are borne on short stalks of about equal length at equal distances along an elongated axis and open in succession toward the apex — see inflorescence illustration

First Known Use of raceme

1785, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for raceme

Latin racemus bunch of grapes; probably akin to Greek rhag-, rhax grape

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