umbel

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Borrowing from Latin umbella ("umbrella").

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umbel (plural umbels)

  1. (botany) A flat-topped or rounded flower-cluster (= inflorescence) in which the individual flower stalks arise from the same point, the youngest flowers being at the centre.

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