[ froo-ti-kohs ]
/ ˈfru tɪˌkoʊs /
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of fruticose
1660–70; <Latin fruticōsus full of shrubs, bushy, equivalent to frutic- (stem of frutex) shrub + -ōsus-ose1
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Example sentences from the Web for fruticose
There are several varieties which assume globular, reniform, stalactitic, and fruticose shapes.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Viburna continue; Salix (fruticose) commences about 5,000 feet, continues here and there to Moflong.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith