Surculose
Surculose Sur"cu*lose`, a. [CF. L. sucrulosus woody. See {Surcle}.] (Bot.) Producing suckers, or shoots resembling suckers. [1913 Webster]

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  • surculose — [sʉr′kyo͞o lōs΄] adj. [ModL surculosus < L, woody < surculus, twig, graft, sucker, dim. of surus, twig, branch < IE base * swer , a stake > OE swier, a post] Bot. having suckers …   English World dictionary

  • surculose — /serr kyeuh lohs /, adj. Bot. producing suckers. [1835 45; < L surculosus twiggy, equiv. to surcul(us) shoot, twig + osus OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • surculose — adjective That produces suckers …   Wiktionary

  • surculose —   Producing suckers; suckering …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • surculose — sur·cu·lose …   English syllables

  • surculose — /ˈsɜkjəloʊs/ (say serkyuhlohs) adjective (of a plant) producing suckers. {Latin surculōsus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • surculose —   a. producing suckers.    ♦ surculous, a.    ♦ surculus, n. (pl. li ) sucker …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • surculose — adj. Bot. producing suckers. Etymology: L surculosus f. surculus twig …   Useful english dictionary

  • jecton — Un jecton et sion d arbre, Festuca, Surculus, Pullus. Un jecton d un arbre qui ne porte point de fruit, Spadones. Jectons d arbres qui ne bourgeonnent point, Surculi silentes. Appartenant à jectons, Surcularius. Oster les jectons inutiles des… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • surculous — adjective see surculose …   Useful english dictionary

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