cirrose

[ seer-ohs, si-rohs ]
/ ˈsɪər oʊs, sɪˈroʊs /

adjective Botany, Zoology.

having a cirrus or cirri.
resembling cirri.

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Also cir·rous [sir-uhs]. /ˈsɪr əs/.

Origin of cirrose

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

OTHER WORDS FROM cirrose

cir·rose·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for cirrose

cirrose

cirrous (ˈsɪrəs)

/ (ˈsɪrəʊs, sɪˈrəʊs) /

adjective

biology another word for cirrate
characteristic of cirrus clouds
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