One entry found for whorl.
Main Entry: whorl
Pronunciation: primarystresshwodotr(-schwa)l, primarystresswodotr(-schwa)l, primarystresshwschwar(-schwa)l, primarystresswschwar(-schwa)l
Function: noun
1 : a row of similar parts (as leaves or petals) in a circle around a point and especially a stem
2 : something that whirls or winds around a center <a whorl of smoke>
3 : one of the turns of a shell (as of a snail) having just one valve
4 : a fingerprint in which the central ridges on the skin turn through at least one complete circle

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