Gemmaceous
Gemmaceous Gem*ma"ceous, a. Of or pertaining to gems or to gemm[ae]; of the nature of, or resembling, gems or gemm[ae]. [1913 Webster]

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  • gemmaceous — (ˈ)je|māshəs adjective : of or relating to gemmae * * * /je may sheuhs/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling gemmae. [1850 55; GEMM(A) + ACEOUS] * * * gemmāˈceous adjective 1. Bud like 2. Relating to gemmae • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • gemmaceous — /je may sheuhs/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling gemmae. [1850 55; GEMM(A) + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gemmaceous — gem·ma·ceous …   English syllables

  • gemma —   n. (pl. ae) kind of bud from which, when separated from parent, new plant can grow.    ♦ gemmaceous, a.    ♦ gemmiferous a. bearing gemmae or gems.    ♦ gemmiform,   a. like a gemma or bud.    ♦ gemmiparous, a. producing gemmae.    ♦ gemmate, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • gemma — [jem′ə] n. pl. gemmae [jem′ē] [L: see GEM] Biol. a budlike outgrowth which becomes detached and develops into a new organism, as in certain liverworts gemmaceous [jem ā′shəs] adj …   English World dictionary

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