squarrose[skwar′ōs, skwə rōs′]
squarrose definition by Webster's New World
- Biol. rough or scaly
- Bot. having tips projecting at right angles, or having spreading bracts
Origin: Classical Latin squarrosus
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- squarrosely adverb
squarrose definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Having rough or spreading scalelike processes.
- Spreading or recurved at the tip: squarrose bracts.
Origin: Latin squarrōsus, scabby.