Rimosity
Rimosity \Ri*mos"i*ty\, n. State of being rimose. [1913 Webster]

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  • rimosity — See rimosely. * * * …   Universalium

  • rimosity — ri·mos·i·ty …   English syllables

  • rimosity — noun see rimose …   Useful english dictionary

  • rimose — rimosely, adv. rimosity /ruy mos i tee/, n. /ruy mohs, ruy mohs /, adj. full of crevices, chinks, or cracks. Also, rimous /ruy meuhs/. [1720 30; < L rimosus full of cracks, equiv. to rim(a) cleft, crack, chink + osus OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rimose — [rīməsrī′mōs΄, rī mōs′] adj. [L rimosus < rima, chink, fissure < IE base * rei , to slit, cut > RIVE, REAP] full of cracks, fissures, or crevices: also rimous [rīməs] rimosely adv. rimosity [rīmäs′ə tē] n …   English World dictionary

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