Definition of anthodium in English:

anthodium

Pronunciation /anˈθəʊdɪəm/

noun

Botany
  • An inflorescence consisting of closely spaced sessile flowers on a common receptacle, typical especially of plants of the family Asteraceae (Compositae).

Origin

Early 19th century. From scientific Latin anthodium from Hellenistic Greek ἀνθώδης + classical Latin -ium.