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umbel, umbellate, umbella
1. In botany [diminutive of umbra, shadow], a flat-topped or rounded flower cluster (umbrella-shaped flower head) in which the individual flower stalks spring from about the same point in an axis, as in the carrot, parsley, dill, fennel, and related plants.
2. A typically umbrella-shaped inflorescence in which all pedicels arise at the apex of an axis; commonly compound.
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(Latin: shade, shadow)