full of crevices, chinks, or cracks.
- Also ri·mous [rahy-muhs]. /ˈraɪ məs/.
- ri·mose·ly, adverb
- ri·mos·i·ty [rahy-mos-i-tee], /raɪˈmɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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How to use rimose in a sentence
The pileus is pulvinate-ungulate, much dilated, deeply sulcate; cinnamon, then brown or blackish; very much cracked or rimose.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise | M. E. Hard
British Dictionary definitions for rimose
(esp of plant parts) having the surface marked by a network of intersecting cracks
- rimosely, adverb
- rimosity (raɪˈmɒsɪtɪ), noun
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