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grumous

[groo-muh s]
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adjective
  1. Also gru·mose [groo-mohs] /ˈgru moʊs/. Botany. formed of clustered grains or granules.
  2. having or resembling grume; clotted.
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Origin of grumous

1655–65; < Latin grūm(us) (see grume) + -ous
Related formsgru·mous·ness, noun
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grumous

grumose (ˈɡruːməʊs)

adjective
  1. (esp of plant parts) consisting of granular tissue
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Word Origin

C17: from grume a clot of blood, from Latin grumus a little heap; related to crumb
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grumous in Medicine

grumous

(grōōməs)
adj.
  1. Thick and lumpy, as clotting blood.
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