Botryose
Botryose Bot"ry*ose`, a. (Bot.) (a) Having the form of a cluster of grapes. (b) Of the racemose or acropetal type of inflorescence. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • botryose — /bo tree ohs /, adj. 1. Mineral. botryoidal. 2. racemose. [ < Gk bótry(s) bunch of grapes + OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • botryose — bot·ry·ose …   English syllables

  • botryose — /ˈbɒtrioʊs/ (say botreeohs) adjective 1. → botryoidal. 2. → racemose …   Australian English dictionary

  • botryose — ˈbä.trēˌōs adjective Etymology: probably modification (influenced by racemose or cymose) of German botrytisch, irregular from botry (from Greek) + isch ish, from Old High German isc 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • botryose inflorescence — Indeterminate In de*ter mi*nate, a. [L. indeterminatus.] Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise; as, an indeterminate number of years. Paley. [1913 Webster] {Indeterminate analysis} (Math.), that branch of analysis which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acropetal inflorescence — Indeterminate In de*ter mi*nate, a. [L. indeterminatus.] Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise; as, an indeterminate number of years. Paley. [1913 Webster] {Indeterminate analysis} (Math.), that branch of analysis which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Botryoid — Bot ry*oid, Botryoidal Bot ry*oid al, a. [Gr. ? cluster of grapes + oid.] Having the form of a bunch of grapes; like a cluster of grapes, as a mineral presenting an aggregation of small spherical or spheroidal prominences; as, botryoidal hematite …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Botryoidal — Botryoid Bot ry*oid, Botryoidal Bot ry*oid al, a. [Gr. ? cluster of grapes + oid.] Having the form of a bunch of grapes; like a cluster of grapes, as a mineral presenting an aggregation of small spherical or spheroidal prominences; as, botryoidal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • centripetal inflorescence — Indeterminate In de*ter mi*nate, a. [L. indeterminatus.] Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise; as, an indeterminate number of years. Paley. [1913 Webster] {Indeterminate analysis} (Math.), that branch of analysis which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indefinite inflorescence — Indeterminate In de*ter mi*nate, a. [L. indeterminatus.] Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise; as, an indeterminate number of years. Paley. [1913 Webster] {Indeterminate analysis} (Math.), that branch of analysis which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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