cespitose

adjective
(of plants) growing in small dense clumps or tufts
Syn: ↑caespitose, ↑tufted
Similar to: ↑ungregarious
Topics: ↑plant, ↑flora, ↑plant life

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  • Cespitose — Ces pi*tose , a. [L. caespes turf.] (Bot.) Having the form a piece of turf, i. e., many stems from one rootstock or from many entangled rootstocks or roots. [Written also {c[ae]spitose}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cespitose — [ses′pə tōs΄] adj. [ModL < L caespes, turf, grassy field + OSE2] growing in dense, matlike clumps without creeping stems, as moss, grass, etc …   English World dictionary

  • cespitose — См. caespitose …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cespitose — cespitosely, adv. /ses pi tohs /, adj. Bot. forming mats; growing in dense tufts. Also, caespitose. [1785 95; < NL cespitosus, equiv. to L cespit (s. of cespes, var. of caespes turf) + osus OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cespitose — a.; (also cespitous) Turfy, turfy like …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cespitose — /ˈsɛspətoʊz/ (say sespuhtohz) adjective US → caespitose …   Australian English dictionary

  • cespitose —   a. growing in tufts …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • caespitose — Cespitose Ces pi*tose , a. [L. caespes turf.] (Bot.) Having the form a piece of turf, i. e., many stems from one rootstock or from many entangled rootstocks or roots. [Written also {c[ae]spitose}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gymnopilus validipes — Scientific classification Kingdom: Fungi Division: Basidiomycota Class …   Wikipedia

  • caes|pi|tose — «SEHS puh tohs», adjective. = cespitose. (Cf. ↑cespitose) …   Useful english dictionary

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