Thyrse Definition

thûrs
noun
A branching flower cluster, as of a lilac, in which the central axis is indeterminate and the lateral branches are determinate cymes.
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(archaic) A thyrsus.

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Synonyms:
thyrsus

Other Word Forms of Thyrse

Noun

Singular:
thyrse
Plural:
thyrses

Origin of Thyrse

  • From Ancient Greek θύρσος (thursos) via Latin thyrsus and French thyrse.

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin thyrsus thyrsus thyrsus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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