thyrse

noun \ˈthərs, -ə̄s, -əis\

Definition of thyrse

plural

-s

  1. :  an inflorescence as in the lilac and horse chestnut in which the main axis is racemose and the secondary and later axes are cymose

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Origin and Etymology of thyrse

New Latin thyrsus


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