Results for rachis

Definitions of rachis:

part of speech: noun

In bot., that part of a culm which runs up through the ear of corn; the stalk or axis which bears the flowers in other plants; the stalk of the frond in ferns; the common stalk bearing the alternate spikelets in some grasses; in zool., the vertebral column in mammals and birds.

alphabet filter

Word of the day

obey

To submit to the rule or authority of; as, to obey the commandments; comply with the orders or instructions of; as, to obey parents; to respond to direction or control of; as, a horse obeys the rein. ...

Popular definitions