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whorl

noun [C] uk   /wɜːl/  us   /wɝːl/ literary
a circular pattern of lines, with the smallest circle in the middle, surrounded by other circles, each one wider and larger than the previous one
Translations of “whorl”
in Chinese (Traditional) 螺旋形, 螺紋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 螺旋形, 螺纹…
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