Cyme (s?m), n. [L. cyma the
young sprount of a cabbage, fr. Gr. ???, prop., anything
swollen, hence also cyme, wave, fr. ??? to be pregnant.]
(Bot.) A flattish or convex flower cluster, of the
centrifugal or determinate type, differing from a corymb chiefly
in the order of the opening of the blossoms.