Meaning of raceme
Pronunciation: (rā-sēm', ru-), [key]
— n. Bot.
- a simple indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are borne on short pedicels lying along a common axis, as in the lily of the valley. See illus. under
- a compound inflorescence in which the short pedicels with single flowers of the simple raceme are replaced by racemes.
- raceme (Thesaurus)