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adjective as in spiral

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On the other hand, the whorled character of the core can hardly fail to be recognised.

The cells composing the whorled filaments are beaded or moniliform, and are prolonged into colourless hair-like points.

The pretty, close-whorled spirals, placed one against the other on the same level, have a very pleasing general effect.

Here you have a choice between Leaves alternate or clustered and Leaves opposite or whorled.

Evergreen shrubs or trees, leaves opposite or whorled, sessile, scale-like or short-linear; fruit berry-like; seeds 1-3.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whorled, such as: circling, coiled, circular, circumvoluted, corkscrew, and curled.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.