1. [ noun ] (botany) fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
Synonyms: spike ear
Related terms: fruit mealie corn
2. [ noun ] (botany) a dense clusters of flowers or foliage
Synonyms: head

: "a head of cauliflower" "a head of lettuce"

Related terms: plant_organ
3. [ noun ] the upper branches and leaves of a tree
Synonyms: treetop crown
Related terms: top tree
Similar spelling:   capitular