cirrose

[seer-ohs, si-rohs]

adjective Botany, Zoology.

having a cirrus or cirri.
resembling cirri.

Nearby words

  1. cirriform,
  2. cirriped,
  3. cirripede,
  4. cirro-,
  5. cirrocumulus,
  6. cirrosely,
  7. cirrostratus,
  8. cirrous,
  9. cirrus,
  10. cirrus clouds

Also cir·rous [sir-uh s] /ˈsɪr əs/.

Origin of cirrose

From the New Latin word cirrōsus, dating back to 1650–60. See cirro-, -ose1

Related formscir·rose·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for cirrose

cirrose

cirrous (ˈsɪrəs)

adjective

biology another word for cirrate
characteristic of cirrus clouds
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