Hamulose Ham"u*lose` (-[-u]*l[=o]s`), a. [L. hamulus, dim. of hamus a hook.] Bearing a small hook at the end. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hamulose — hamulose, a. Bot. (hæmjuːˈləʊs) [f. L. hāmul us small hook + ose.] a. Covered with little hooked hairs or bristles. b. Having a small hook, hamulate. in Worcester (citing Gray.) in Treas. Bot. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

  • hamulose — adjective Bearing a small hook at the end Gray …   Wiktionary

  • hamulus — hamular, hamulate /ham yeuh layt /, hamulose /ham yeuh lohs /, hamulous, adj. /ham yeuh leuhs/, n., pl. hamuli / luy /. a small hook or hooklike process, esp. at the end of a bone. [1720 30; < L, equiv. to ham(us) hook + ulus ULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hooked — adj 1. aquiline, falcate, falciform, Biol. uncinate, adunc, Anat. hamate, Biol. hamular, Biol. hamulate, Biol. hamulose, hook shaped, hook like; crooked, bent, flexed, bowed, arcuate, twisted, contorted; curved, incurvated, angular, curled,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hamular —   a. hamate.    ♦ hamulate,    ♦ hamulose,    ♦ hamulous, a. having small hook.    ♦ hamulus, n.   (pl. li ) small hook like projection from bristle, feather, etc …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • 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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”