Anthodium

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Anthodium (Bot) The inflorescence of a compound flower in which many florets are gathered into a involucrate head.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anthodium The head, or so-called compound flower, of Compositæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., from Gr. like flowers, flowery; 'a`nqos flower + e'i^dos form