Definition of whorl

Definition of whorl
  1. whorl Noun A pattern of concentric circles.
  2. whorl Noun A circle of three or more leaves, flowers, or other organs, about the same part or joint of a stem.
  3. whorl Noun A volution, or turn, of the spire of a univalve shell.
  4. whorl Noun A flywheel, a weight attached to a spindle, compare 1460.
  5. whorl Verb To form a pattern of concentric circles.
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