producing long, slender stems which take root along the ground, as the strawberry plant
Origin of sarmentoseClassical Latin sarmentosus, full of twigs ; from sarmentum, twig ; from sarpere, to trim, cut off ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ser(p)-, sickle from source Classical Greek harpē, Latvian sirpis
Having slender prostrate stolons or branches.
Origin of sarmentoseLatin sarmentōsus, full of twigs, from sarmentum, twigs.
(comparative more sarmentose, superlative most sarmentose)
- (botany) Having long, slender, prostrate stolons (runners)
- (biochemistry) A monosaccharide, with the molecular formula C7H14O4