Definition of umbel:

part of speech: noun

An arrangement of flowers or of polyps springing from a common centre and forming a flat or rounded cluster.

part of speech: noun

Collection of small flowers or stalks radiating from a centre.

part of speech: noun

A form of flower in which a number of stalks, each bearing a flower, radiate from one centre.

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The direct contrary or opposite; the back of a coin or medal; opposite to obverse; a change for the worse; misfortune; as business reverses; defeat; as, the enemy met with a reverse. ...