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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spa·dix /ˈspedɪks/
 肉穗花序

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spa·dix n.; pl. L. Spadices E. Spadixes
 1. Bot. A fleshy spike of flowers, usually inclosed in a leaf called a spathe.
 2. Zool. A special organ of the nautilus, due to a modification of the posterior tentacles.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 spadix
      n : the fleshy axis of a spike often surrounded by a spathe
      [also: spadices (pl)]