curlicue(redirected from curlicues)
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curl·i·cuealso curl·y·cue (kûr′lĭ-kyo͞o′)
A fancy twist or curl, such as a flourish made with a pen.
an intricate ornamental curl or twist
[C19: from curly + cue2]
or cur•ly•cue(ˈkɜr lɪˌkyu)
an ornamental, fancy curl or twist, as in a signature.
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|Noun||1.||curlicue - a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)|
corolla - (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth; "we cultivate the flower for its corolla"
calyx - (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
round shape - a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
verticil - a whorl of leaves growing around a stem
|2.||curlicue - a short twisting line |
line - a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"