Meaning of inflorescence

in•flo•res•cence

Pronunciation: (in"flô-res'uns, -flō-, -flu-), [key]
— n.
  1. a flowering or blossoming.
    1. the arrangement of flowers on the axis.
    2. the flowering part of a plant.
    3. a flower cluster.
    4. flowers collectively.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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