Erosely
Erose E*rose", a. [L. erosus, p. p. See {Erode}.] 1. Irregular or uneven as if eaten or worn away. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Jagged or irregularly toothed, as if nibbled out or gnawed. -- {E*rose"ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


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  • erosely — See erose. * * * …   Universalium

  • erosely — adverb In an erose manner …   Wiktionary

  • erosely — adv. jaggedly, unevenly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • erosely — erose·ly …   English syllables

  • erosely — adverb see erose …   Useful english dictionary

  • erose — erosely, adv. /i rohs /, adj. 1. uneven, as if gnawed away. 2. Bot. having the margin irregularly incised as if gnawed, as a leaf. [1785 95; < L erosus, ptp. of erodere. See ERODE] * * * …   Universalium

  • erose — [ē rōs′] adj. [L erosus, pp. of erodere: see ERODE] 1. irregular, as if gnawed away 2. Bot. having an irregularly notched edge, as some leaves erosely adv …   English World dictionary

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