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1. capitulum

noun. an arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree.

Synonyms

  • crown

Antonyms

  • fall
  • decrease

Etymology

  • capitulum (Latin)

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2. capitulum

noun. a dense cluster of flowers or foliage.

Synonyms

  • plant organ

Antonyms

  • follower
  • natural depression

Etymology

  • capitulum (Latin)

3. capitulum

noun. fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn.

Synonyms

  • spike
  • corn
  • ear
  • maize
  • Zea mays
  • Indian corn
  • fruit

Antonyms

  • effector
  • inattention
  • divest
  • uncover

Etymology

  • capitulum (Latin)

Example sentences of the word capitulum


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ants carry these eggs into their underground nests and eat the capitulum, but leave the rest of the eggs intact.

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