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caespitose

[ ses-pi-tohs ]
/ ˈsɛs pɪˌtoʊs /
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adjective

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OTHER WORDS FROM caespitose

caes·pi·tose·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for caespitose

caespitose

US cespitose

/ (ˈsɛspɪˌtəʊs) /

adjective

botany growing in dense tufts

Derived forms of caespitose

caespitosely or US cespitosely, adverb

Word Origin for caespitose

C19: from New Latin caespitōsus, from caespitem turf
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