Spathous
Spathous Spath"ous, a. (Bot.) Spathose. [1913 Webster]

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  • spathous — spath·ous …   English syllables

  • spathous — adjective see spathose II …   Useful english dictionary

  • spathose — spathose1 /spay thohs, spath ohs/, adj. spathic. [1770 80; spath , as in SPATHIC + OSE1] spathose2 /spay dhohs, thohs/, adj. spathaceous. Also, spathous /spay dheuhs, theuhs/. [1830 40; SPATHE + OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • spathe —   n. large sheath like bract or leaf, as of arum plant.    ♦ spathaceous,    ♦ spathal,    ♦ spathose,    ♦ spathous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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