Definitions for "Spadix"
Keywords:  fleshy, spathe, spike, araceae, arum
A fleshy spike of flowers, usually inclosed in a leaf called a spathe.
A fleshy club-like spike bearing minute flowe ...
n. (L. spadix, a palm branch) a racemose inflorescence with elongated axis, sessile flowers, and an enveloping spathe; a succulent spike; a fleshy spike of flowers, usually enclosed in a spathe.
A special organ of the nautilus, due to a modification of the posterior tentacles.