[ an-thoh-dee-uh m ]
/ ænˈθoʊ di əm /
noun, plural an·tho·di·a [an-thoh-dee-uh] /ænˈθoʊ di ə/. Botany.
a flower head or capitulum, especially the head of a composite plant.
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British Dictionary definitions for anthodia
/ (ænˈθəʊdɪəm) /
noun plural -dia (-dɪə)
botany another name for capitulum (def. 1)
Word Origin for anthodium
C19: from New Latin, from Greek anthōdēs flower-like, from anthos flower + -ōdēs -oid
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