Meaning of whorled in English:

whorled

adjective

See whorl

  • ‘There were fascicles of spindle cells sometimes arranged in a whorled pattern or admixed with thick collagen fibers.’
  • ‘Wentletraps have beautifully whorled shells and take their name from an old Dutch word that means ‘winding staircase‘.’
  • ‘The whorled leaves collapse when the plant is removed from the water, whereas the leaves of Ceratophyllum demersum remain upright.’
  • ‘The cells may be arranged in a nodular or whorled pattern.’
  • ‘The black whorled band framing the title is aggressive in its starkness and stylization.’

Pronunciation

whorled

/wəːld/