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