Fruticulose
Fruticulose Fru*tic"u*lose`, a. [Dim. fr. L. fruticosus bushy: cf. F. fruticuleux.] (Bot.) Like, or pertaining to, a small shrub. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • fruticulose — fru·tic·u·lose …   English syllables

  • fruticulose — adjective of or relating to or resembling a shrub • Syn: ↑shrubby, ↑fruticose • Pertains to noun: ↑shrub (for: ↑shrubby) • Derivationally related forms: ↑shrub …   Useful english dictionary

  • shrubby — adjective of or relating to or resembling a shrub • Syn: ↑fruticose, ↑fruticulose • Pertains to noun: ↑shrub • Derivationally related forms: ↑shrub …   Useful english dictionary

  • suffruticulose — |sə(ˌ)frü|tikyəˌlōs adjective Etymology: New Latin suffruticulosus, from Latin sub + New Latin fruticulosus fruticulose, from fruticulus (diminutive of Latin frutic , frutex shrub) + Latin osus ose of a lichen : somewhat or imperfectly fruticose …   Useful english dictionary

  • fructiculose — [fructiculose spurious word in mod. Dictionaries: see fruticulose.] …   Useful english dictionary

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