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Origin of rugose
OTHER WORDS FROM rugoseru·gose·ly, adverbru·gos·i·ty [roo-gos-i-tee], /ruˈgɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for rugose
Rugose: Short irregular folds, due to shrinkage of surface growth.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
Abdomen ovate, smooth and shining; the nodes of the petiole rugose.
Hymenium dark cinereous, rugose when moist, the minute crowded irregular folds abundantly anastomosing; nearly even when dry.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
The former is like that of the chimpanzee in shape, but less rugose on its grinding surface.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
The fourth glume is membranous when young, but later on it becomes thick, coriaceous and rugose at the surface.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses|Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar