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raceme

Saltos de línea: ra¦ceme
Pronunciación: /ˈrasiːm
 
, rəˈsiːm
 
/

Definición de raceme en inglés:

sustantivo

Botany
A flower cluster with the separate flowers attached by short equal stalks at equal distances along a central stem. The flowers at the base of the central stem develop first. Compare with cyme and spike2.
Example sentences
  • In both experiments, flowers on racemes from main stem nodes in the middle of the canopy were tagged before anthesis and their development and growth were monitored.
  • Flowers emerge on terminal racemes and are subtended by small bracts.
  • The flowers grow in a raceme, an unbranched stalk that blooms from the bottom up.

Origen

late 18th century: from Latin racemus 'bunch of grapes'.

Words that rhyme with raceme

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