- The definition of a panicle is a cluster of flowers on a branch.
A lilac is an example of a panicle.
panicle definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin panicula, tuft on plants, panicle, diminutive of panus, a swelling, ear of millet: see panic
panicle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Latin pānicula, feminine diminutive of pānus, a swelling, main stalk of a panicle.
- panˈi·cled adjective
panicle - Science Definition