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Cyme (s?m), n. [L. cyma the young sprount of a cabbage, fr. Gr. , prop., anything swollen, hence also cyme, wave, fr. to be pregnant.] Bot.

A flattish or convex flower cluster, of the centrifugal or determinate type, differing from a corymb chiefly in the order of the opening of the blossoms.


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