Related to scorpioid: scorpioid cyme
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a scorpion.
2. Botany Having a zig-zag shape as a result of buds being produced alternately on opposite sides of the peduncle: a scorpioid cyme.
[Greek skorpioeidēs, scorpionlike : skorpios, scorpion + -oeidēs, -oid.]
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1. (Zoology) of, relating to, or resembling scorpions or the order (Scorpionida) to which they belong
2. (Botany) botany (esp of a cymose inflorescence) having the main stem coiled during development
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