Hamose
Hamose \Ha*mose"\ (h[asl]*m[=o]s"), Hamous \Ha"mous\ (h[=a]"m[u^]s), [L. hamus hook.] (Bot.) Having the end hooked or curved. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hamose — /hā mōsˈ or hāˈmōs/ adjective Hooked (also hāˈmous) ORIGIN: L hāmus hook • • • hamular /hamˈū lər/ adjective Like a small hook hamˈūlate adjective Tipped with a small hook hamˈūlus noun (pl hamˈuli / lī/) (anatomy and zoology) A small hook or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hamose — adjective Having the end hooked or curved …   Wiktionary

  • Hamous — Hamose Ha*mose (h[asl]*m[=o]s ), Hamous Ha mous (h[=a] m[u^]s), [L. hamus hook.] (Bot.) Having the end hooked or curved. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ha|mous — «HAY muhs», adjective. = hamose. (Cf. ↑hamose) …   Useful english dictionary

  • hamous — adjective Variant spelling of hamose …   Wiktionary

  • hamulate — hamˈūlate adjective Tipped with a small hook • • • Main Entry: ↑hamose * * * hamulate, a. (ˈhæmjuːlət) [f. as prec. + ate.] a. Bot. Having a small hook at the tip (Syd. Soc. Lex. 1886); also = hamulose …   Useful english dictionary

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