[sahy-mohs, sahy-mohs]

adjective Botany.

bearing a cyme or cymes.
of or of the nature of a cyme.

Origin of cymose

First recorded in 1800–10, cymose is from the Latin word cymōsus full of shoots. See cyme, -ose1
Related formscy·mose·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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having the characteristics of a cyme
Derived Formscymosely, adverb
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