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Definition 1: a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for gyre in the sense of this definition

(gyre is a kind of ...) a shape that is curved and without sharp angles

(... is a kind of gyre ) (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"

(... is a kind of gyre ) (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

(... is a kind of gyre ) a whorl of leaves growing around a stem

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