from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having, forming, or of the nature of an umbel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bearing umbels; pertaining to an umbel; umbel-like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, bearing umbels; arranged in umbels; umbel-like: as, umbellate plants, flowers, or clusters.
  • In zoöl, having an umbel, as a polyp; umbelliferous; having the shape of an umbel; umbelliform.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling an umbel in form
  • adj. bearing or consisting of or resembling umbels


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