Cirrous
Cirrous Cir"rous, a. 1. (Bot.) Cirrose. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Tufted; -- said of certain feathers of birds. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • cirrous — adj. [L. cirrus, curl] Bearing tendrils or cirri …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cirrous — adjective /ˈsɪɹəs/ a) Pertaining to cirri; having filaments, fibrous. b) Pertaining to cirrus clouds …   Wiktionary

  • cirrous — adj. resembling cirri …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cirrous — cir·rous …   English syllables

  • cirrous — ˈsirəs adjective Etymology: Latin cirrus curl + English ous 1. : cirrate 2. : resembling cirrus clouds …   Useful english dictionary

  • cirrose, cirrous — Relating to or having cirri …   Medical dictionary

  • Bulbophyllum — echinolabium Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • cirrose — См. cirrous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cirrose — cirrosely, adv. /sear ohs, si rohs /, adj. Bot. Zool. 1. having a cirrus or cirri. 2. resembling cirri. Also, cirrous /sir euhs/. [1650 60; < NL cirrosus. See CIRRO , OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • capillary — Synonyms and related words: aorta, arterial, arteriole, artery, blood vessel, bristlelike, carotid, cirrose, cirrous, fibered, fibroid, fibrous, flagelliform, flossy, funicular, gossamery, hairlike, hairy, jugular vein, ligamental, portal vein,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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