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cymose

[ sahy-mohs, sahy-mohs ]
/ ˈsaɪ moʊs, saɪˈmoʊs /
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adjective Botany.
bearing a cyme or cymes.
of or of the nature of a cyme.
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Origin of cymose

First recorded in 1800–10, cymose is from the Latin word cymōsus full of shoots. See cyme, -ose1

OTHER WORDS FROM cymose

cy·mose·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for cymose

cymose
/ (ˈsaɪməʊs, -məʊz, saɪˈməʊs) /

adjective
having the characteristics of a cyme

Derived forms of cymose

cymosely, adverb
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