Sarmentous Sar*men"tous, a. (Bot.) Sarmentose. [1913 Webster]

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  • sarmentous — sar·men·tous …   English syllables

  • sarmentous — (ˈ)sär|mentəs adjective Etymology: Latin sarmentosus : sarmentose …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • sarmentose — adj. (also sarmentous) Bot. having long thin trailing shoots. Etymology: L sarmentosus f. sarmenta (pl.) twigs, brushwood, f. sarpere to prune …   Useful english dictionary

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