Origin: Classical Latin cyma, young cabbage sprout ; from Classical Greek kyma, something swollen, a billow, a wave, young cabbage sprout ; from kyein, to be pregnant ; from Indo-European base an unverified form eu-, to swell from source Classical Latin cavus, hollow
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Origin: Latin cȳma, young cabbage sprout, from Greek kūma, anything swollen, sprout; see cyma.
- cy·mifˈer·ous adjective
cyme - Science Definition
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