Torose meaning

tôr'ōs'
Cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions.

Torose pod.

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Bulging, knobbed, protuberant, swelling, etc.
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Cylindrical, with swellings at intervals.
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Cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions.

Torose pod.

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Cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions; having the surface covered with rounded prominences.
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Origin of torose

  • Latin torōsus from torus knot, bulge
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Latin torosus full of muscle, brawny, fleshy. See torus.
    From Wiktionary