Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 05/28/20 Inflorescence

Inflorescence (noun)
inflorescence [ in-flaw-res-uh ns, -floh-, -fluh- ]


noun
1. a flowering or blossoming.
2. Botany.
a. the arrangement of flowers on the axis.
b. the flowering part of a plant.
c. a flower cluster.
d. flowers collectively.

OTHER WORDS FROM INFLORESCENCE
in·flo·res·cent, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO INFLORESCENCE
bloom, blossom, vine, perennial, herb, efflorescence, spike, floret, posy, bud, floweret, shoot, head, annual, cluster, spray, pompon

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Origin: 1750–60; < New Latin inflōrēscentia < Late Latin inflōrēscent- (stem of inflōrēscēns present participle of inflōrēscere to bloom1. See in-2, flora, -escent, -ence

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