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Origin of comose

1785–95; < Latin comōsus, equivalent to com(a) (< Greek kómē hair, foliage of trees or plants) + -ōsus -ose1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for comose

wispy, cespitose, comose, feathered

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British Dictionary definitions for comose


  1. botany another word for comate

Word Origin for comose

C18: from Latin comōsus hairy, from coma long hair; see coma ²
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