Cor"ymb (k?r"?mb ∨ -?m; 220), n. [L. corymbus cluster of flowers, Gr. .] Bot. (a)

A flat-topped or convex cluster of flowers, each on its own footstalk, and arising from different points of a common axis, the outermost blossoms expanding first, as in the hawthorn.

(b)

Any flattish flower cluster, whatever be the order of blooming, or a similar shaped cluster of fruit.

 

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