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Meaning of VERTICIL

Pronunciation:  'vurtisil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a whorl of leaves growing around a stem
 

VERTICIL is a 8 letter word that starts with V.

 

 See Also: coil, curl, curlicue, gyre, ringlet, roll, scroll, whorl

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ver"ti*cil\, n. [L. verticillus, dim. of vertex a
whirl: cf. F. verticille. See {Vertex}.] (Bot.)
A circle either of leaves or flowers about a stem at the same
node; a whorl. [Written also {verticel}.]

 

 

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