Cymose
Cymose Cy"mose (s?"m?s; 277), Cymous Cy"mous (s?"m?s), a. [L. cymosus full of shoots: cf. FF. cymeux. See Cyme.] (Bot.) Having the nature of a cyme, or derived from a cyme; bearing, or pertaining to, a cyme or cymes. [1913 Webster]

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  • cymose — [sī′məssī′mōs΄, sī mōs′] adj. [L cymosus < cyma: see CYME] 1. of or like a cyme; determinate 2. bearing a cyme or cymes: Also cymous [sī′məs] cymosely adv …   English World dictionary

  • cymose — adjective Date: 1807 of, relating to, being, or bearing a cyme …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cymose — adj. [L. cyma, young shoot] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) Pertaining to the budding zone that continues to bud and form branches …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cymose — cymosely, adv. /suy mohs, suy mohs /, adj. Bot. 1. bearing a cyme or cymes. 2. of or of the nature of a cyme. [1800 10; < L cymosus full of shoots. See CYME, OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cymose — adjective having a usually flat topped flower cluster in which the main and branch stems each end in a flower that opens before those below it or to its side …   Wiktionary

  • cymose — adj. having a cyme; of or pertaining to a cyme (type of flowering cluster) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cymose — cy·mose …   English syllables

  • cymose — cy•mose [[t]ˈsaɪ moʊs, saɪˈmoʊs[/t]] adj. 1) bot bearing a cyme or cymes 2) bot of or of the nature of a cyme • Etymology: 1800–10; < L cymōsus full of shoots. See cyme, ose I cy′mose•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • cymose — /ˈsaɪmoʊs/ (say suymohs) adjective 1. bearing a cyme or cymes. 2. of or of the nature of a cyme. {Latin cȳmōsus full of shoots. See cyme} –cymosely, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • cymose — adjective having a usually flat topped flower cluster in which the main and branch stems each end in a flower that opens before those below it or to its side • Similar to: ↑determinate • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology …   Useful english dictionary

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