[ kruhs-tohs ]
/ ˈkrʌs toʊs /
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adjective Botany, Mycology.
forming a crusty, tenaciously fixed mass that covers the surface on which it grows, as certain lichens.
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Example sentences from the Web for crustose
On shaded sandstone, intermingled with an ash-gray, crustose thallus, which appeared like a sterile Pertusaria.Ohio Biological Survey, Bull. 10, Vol. 11, No. 6|Bruce Fink and Leafy J. Corrington
British Dictionary definitions for crustose
/ (ˈkrʌstəʊs) /
biology having a crustlike appearancecrustose lichens
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