Etymology

1. umbel

noun. ['ˈʌmbəl'] flat-topped or rounded inflorescence characteristic of the family Umbelliferae in which the individual flower stalks arise from about the same point; youngest flowers are at the center.

Etymology

  • umbella (Latin)
  • umbra (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Umbel

  • trumbull
  • trumble
  • stumble
  • grumble
  • crumble
  • tumble
  • rumble
  • mumble
  • kumble
  • jumble
  • humble
  • fumble
  • bumble
  • umble

Example sentences of the word umbel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Once that happens, rub the umbel between your hands to separate the seeds.

2. umbel-like

adjective. resembling an umbel in form.

Synonyms

  • bulging
  • convex

Antonyms

  • intrusive
  • pouchlike
  • saclike
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