Humifuse Hu"mi*fuse, a. [L. humus ground + fusus, p. p. of fundere to spread.] (Bot.) Spread over the surface of the ground; procumbent. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • humifuse — ˌfyüs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary humi (from Latin humus earth ground) + Latin fusus, past participle of fundere to pour more at found : spread over the surface of the ground : procumbent …   Useful english dictionary

  • humifuse — (u mi fu z ) adj. f. Terme de botanique. Qui s étale en tous sens sur le sol, sans pousser de radicules. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. humus, terre, et fusus, répandu, étalé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • humifuse — hu·mi·fuse …   English syllables

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