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English noun: inflorescence

1. inflorescence (process) the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms


Synonymsanthesis, blossoming, efflorescence, florescence, flowering


Broader (hypernym)development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny

2. inflorescence (plant) the flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk


Broader (hypernym)bloom, blossom, flower


Narrower (hyponym)ament, catkin, corymb, cyme, flower cluster, flower head, spike, umbel


Part holonymbract









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