squamulose

[skwam-yuh-lohs, skwey-myuh-]

Origin of squamulose

1840–50; < Latin squāmula small scale (squām(a) scale + -ula -ule) + -ose1
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British Dictionary definitions for squamulose

squamulose

adjective
  1. (esp of plants or their parts) covered with minute scales

Word Origin for squamulose

C19: from Latin squāmula diminutive of squāma a scale
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