Comose Co"mose (k[=o]"m[=o]s or k[-o]*m[=o]s"), a. [L. comosus hairy, from coma hair.] (Bot.) Bearing a tuft of soft hairs or down, as the seeds of milkweed. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • comose — [kō′mōs΄] adj. [L comosus < coma, hair < Gr komē] Bot. having a tuft of hairs; hairy …   English World dictionary

  • comose — adj. [L. comosus, hairy] Having hair; hairy; ending in a tuft; comate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • comose — /koh mohs/, adj. hairy; comate. [1785 95; < L comosus, equiv. to com(a) ( < Gk kóme hair, foliage of trees or plants) + osus OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • comose — co·mose …   English syllables

  • comose — /ˈkoʊmoʊs/ (say kohmohs), /koʊˈmoʊs/ (say koh mohs) adjective hairy; comate. {Latin comōsus covered with hair} …   Australian English dictionary

  • comose —   a. with tuft of hair.    ♦ comoid, a. like a tuft of hair.    ♦ comous, a. hairy …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • comose — adj. Bot. (of seeds etc.) having hairs, downy. Etymology: L comosus (as COMA(2)) …   Useful english dictionary

  • comate — adjective 1. bearing a coma; crowned with an assemblage of branches or leaves or bracts comate royal palms pineapples are comate • Syn: ↑comose • Similar to: ↑crowned • Topics: ↑bot …   Useful english dictionary

  • comal — adjective of certain seeds (such as cotton) having a tuft or tufts of hair comate (or comose) seeds a comal tuft • Syn: ↑comate, ↑comose • Similar to: ↑hairy, ↑haired, ↑hirsute …   Useful english dictionary

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