or caes·pi·tose

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Origin of cespitose

1785–95; < New Latin cespitōsus, equivalent to Latin cēspit- (stem of cēspes, variant of caespes turf) + -ōsus -ose1
Related formsces·pi·tose·ly, adverb
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Related Words for cespitose

wispy, cespitose, comose, feathered

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British Dictionary definitions for cespitose


  1. a variant spelling (esp US) of caespitose
Derived Formscespitosely, adverb
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