having, covered with, or consisting of small scales
Origin of squamuloseModern Latin squamulosus ; from Classical Latin squamula, diminutive of squama, a scale
- Having or consisting of minute scales.
- Of or relating to a lichen having a thallus consisting of numerous squamules.
Origin of squamuloseLatin squamula, diminutive of squama, scale + –ose1.
(comparative more squamulose, superlative most squamulose)
- (botany, mycology) Having small scales.
- The stem of the mushroom is squamulose.