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 harp?, Latvian sirpis
Origin of sarmentoseLatin sarment&omacron;sus, 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