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Borrowed from Latin cȳmula (a tender sprout), the diminutive form of cȳma, whence the English cyma and, ultimately, cyme.


cymule (plural cymules)

  1. (botany) A small cyme, or one with very few flowers.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cymule in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)