[ sahy-mohs, sahy-mohs ]
/ ˈsaɪ moʊs, saɪˈmoʊs /
bearing a cyme or cymes.
of or of the nature of a cyme.
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Origin of cymose
OTHER WORDS FROM cymosecy·mose·ly, adverb
Words nearby cymose
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Example sentences from the Web for cymose
The flowers are stellate, cymose, on stems rising from the heart of the leafy rosettes.
British Dictionary definitions for cymose
/ (ˈsaɪməʊs, -məʊz, saɪˈməʊs) /
having the characteristics of a cyme
Derived forms of cymosecymosely, adverb
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