Origin of rhizome
Examples from the Web for rhizomatous
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Gardeners usually divide them into two sections—the tuberous-rooted or rhizomatous, and the bulbous.The Practical Garden-Book
C. E. Hunn
Word Origin for rhizome
1832, from Modern Latin rhizoma, from Greek rhizoma "mass of tree roots," from rhizoun "cause to strike root, root into the ground, plant," from rhiza "root," probably from PIE *wrad- "branch, root" (cf. Latin radix "root," Old Norse rot "root," Old English wyrt "plant, herb;" see radish).