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/ ˈkoʊ moʊs /
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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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How to use comose in a sentence
Ovary 1-celled, becoming a 2-valved pod with two parietal or basal placent bearing numerous small comose seeds; perianth none.
Comose, tufted; bearing a tuft of hairs, as the seeds of Milkweed, 126.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
British Dictionary definitions for comose
/ (ˈkəʊməʊs, kəʊˈməʊs) /
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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