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verticil

[ vur-tuh-sil ]
/ ˈvɜr tə sɪl /
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noun Botany, Zoology.

a whorl or circle, as of leaves or hairs, arranged around a point on an axis.

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Origin of verticil

1695–1705; <Latin verticillus spindle whorl, equivalent to vertic- (stem of vertex) vertex + -illus diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for verticil

verticil
/ (ˈvɜːtɪˌsɪl) /

noun

biology a circular arrangement of parts about an axis, esp leaves around a stem

Word Origin for verticil

C18: from Latin verticillus whorl (of a spindle), from vertex
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