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  1. characterized by or growing in corymbs; corymblike.
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Origin of corymbose

1765–75; < New Latin corymbōsus, equivalent to corymb(us) corymb + -ōsus -ose1
Related formsco·rym·bose·ly, adverbsub·co·rym·bose, adjectivesub·co·rym·bose·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples of corymbose

  • Corymbose, in corymbs, approaching the form of a corymb, or branched in that way.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • The flowers are hermaphrodites and are borne in more or less dense, corymbose clusters.

  • Flowers greenish-yellow, hermaphrodite, arranged in corymbose terminal cymes.

  • Heads discoid, 15–many-flowered, in corymbose cymes; flowers perfect.

  • The flowers are individually large and corymbose, and are succeeded by small green fruit.