Sarmentaceous Sar`men*ta"ceous, a. (Bot.) Bearing sarments, or runners, as the strawberry. [1913 Webster]

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  • sarmentaceous — sar·men·ta·ceous …   English syllables

  • sarmentaceous — |särmən.|tāshəs adjective Etymology: sarment + aceous : sarmentose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarmentose — Sar men*tose (? or ?), a. [L. sarmentosus: cf. F. sarmenteux. See {Sarment}.] (Bot.) (a) Long and filiform, and almost naked, or having only leaves at the joints where it strikes root; as, a sarmentose stem. (b) Bearing sarments; sarmentaceous.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sarmentose — /sahr men tohs/, adj. Bot. having runners. Also, sarmentous /sahr men teuhs/, sarmentaceous /sahr meuhn tay sheuhs/. [1750 60; < L sarmentosus, equiv. to sarment(um) twig + osus OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sarmentum —   n. (pl. ta) Bot., runner.    ♦ sarmentaceous, sarmentiferous, sarmentose, sarmentous, a. producing sarmenta …   Dictionary of difficult words

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