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Meaning of SPIKELET

Pronunciation:  'spIklit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small spike (as the inflorescence on grasses and sedges)
 

SPIKELET is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: spike

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spike"let\, n. (Bot.)
A small or secondary spike; especially, one of the ultimate
parts of the in florescence of grasses. See Illust. of
{Quaking grass}.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A unit of the inflorescence in grasses, sedges and some other monocotyledons, consisting of one to many flowers and associated glumes.
 

 

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