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comose

[koh-mohs]
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adjective
  1. hairy; comate.
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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
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Historical Examples

  • Comose, tufted; bearing a tuft of hairs, as the seeds of Milkweed, 126.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray


British Dictionary definitions for comose

comose

adjective
  1. botany another word for comate
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Word Origin

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