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  Definition of Whorl
  1. a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope"
  2. a strand or cluster of hair
  3. a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
Similar Words: coil, spiral, volute, helix, lock, curl, ringlet, roll, curlicue, gyre, scroll

 

Hyponyms: hank, sausage curl, forelock, crimp, dreadlock, corolla, calyx, verticil

 

Part Meronyms: hairdo, hair style, coiffure

 

Derivational Morphology: gyrate, spiral, coil, loop, curl, wave, curl up, draw in, curve, kink, roll, roll out, undulate

 

 
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