ver·​ti·​cil·​late ˌvər-tə-ˈsi-lət How to pronounce verticillate (audio)
: arranged in whorls

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1793, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of verticillate was circa 1793

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“Verticillate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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