Having rough or spreading scalelike processes.
Spreading or recurved at the tip.
(biol.) Rough or scaly.
(bot.) Having tips projecting at right angles, or having spreading bracts.
Origin of squarrose
- Latin squarrōsus scabby
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Latin squarrosus (“(perhaps) scurfy, scabby").