Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun capitulum

3 senses of capitulum

Sense 1
capitulum, head -- (a dense cluster of flowers or foliage; "a head of cauliflower"; "a head of lettuce")
       => plant organ -- (a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus)

Sense 2
ear, spike, capitulum -- (fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn)
       => fruit -- (the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant)

Sense 3
capitulum -- (an arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree)
       => crown, treetop -- (the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant)

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