Cespitous
Cespitous Ces"pi*tous, a. [See {Cespitose}.] Pertaining to, consisting, of resembling, turf; turfy. [1913 Webster]

A cespitous or turfy plant has many stems from the same root, usually forming a close, thick carpet of matting. --Martyn. [1913 Webster]


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  • cespitous — cespitous, a. (ˈsɛspɪtəs) [f. L. cæspit em turf + ous: cf. mod.F. cespiteux, euse in same sense.] Turfy, cæspitose. in Webster; and in later Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • cespitous — a. See cespitose …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cespitose — a.; (also cespitous) Turfy, turfy like …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ces|pi|tous — «SEHS puh tuhs», adjective. = cespitose: (Cf. ↑cespitose) »A cespitous or turfy plant has many stems from the same root (Thomas Martyn) …   Useful english dictionary

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