Favose
Favose Fa*vose", a. [L. favus honeycomb.] 1. (Bot.) Honeycombed. See {Faveolate}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Of or pertaining to the disease called favus. [1913 Webster]


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  • favose — a. (Bot.) Alveolate, cellular, faveolate, favaginous, honeycombed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • favose — fa·vose …   English syllables

  • favose —   a. faviform …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • faveolate — fa*ve o*late, a. [L. favus honeycomb.] Honeycomb; having cavities or cells, somewhat resembling those of a honeycomb; alveolate; favose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Favosites — Fav o*si tes, n. [NL. See {Favose}.] (Paleon.) A genus of fossil corals abundant in the Silurian and Devonian rocks, having polygonal cells with perforated walls. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • faveolate — adj. [L. favus, honeycomb] Pitted; having depressions or cells resembling a honeycomb; favose …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pitted — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) , adj. blemished, variolate; honeycombed, favose, pocked, dented; cratered. See concavity …   English dictionary for students

  • Concavity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Concavity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 concavity concavity depression dip Sgm: N 1 hollow hollow hollowness Sgm: N 1 indentation indentation intaglio cavity dent dint dimp …   English dictionary for students

  • favoso — pl.m. favosi sing.f. favosa pl.f. favose …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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