Definition of Spikelets

1. Noun. (plural of spikelet) ¹



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Definition of Spikelets

1. spikelet [n] - See also: spikelet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spikelets

spike oil
spike out
spike potential
spike rush
spike someone's guns
spike strip
spike strips
spike suppressor
spike train
spikebill
spiked
spiked loosestrife
spikefish
spikeless
spikelet
spikelets (current term)
spikelike
spikemoss
spikemosses
spikenard
spikenards
spikeproof
spiker
spikeries
spikers
spikery
spikes
spiketail
spiketails
spikey

Literary usage of Spikelets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"A single species in our range ; spikelets tuberculate. ... spikelets less than i" long. Panicle much longer than broad ; upper blades not smaller than the ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"A. spikelets unisexual, the male and female spikelets in different infl. on the ... A. Male spikelets in a terminal panicle; female spikelets in spikes or ..."

3. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1906)
"spikelets heterogamous or rarely homogamous, the joints of the axis of the ... Sessile spikelets 2-flowered. 3. Racemes reduced to the terminal joint with ..."

4. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"spikelets in pairs or threes on the usually articulate rhachis of a spike like raceme, ... spikelets all perfect (In our genera) In racemes or panicles; ..."

5. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1889)
"spikelets in dense fascicles or glomerate clusters indistinctly or not at ... spikelets not as above (32). 32. Spikes digitate at the summit of the culm, ..."

6. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1901)
"-17 spikelets about 3.5 mm. long, acute or acuminate 13. P. DEPAUPERATUM spikelets 2 to 2.5 mm. long, obtuse • . .14- P. LINEARIFOLIUM spikelets 3 to 5 mm. ..."

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