- a flower head or capitulum, especially the head of a composite plant.
Origin of anthodium
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- 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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