[ sur-kyuh-lohs ]
/ ˈsɜr kyəˌloʊs /
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Origin of surculose
1835–45; <Latin surculōsus twiggy, equivalent to surcul(us) shoot, twig + -ōsus-ose1
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British Dictionary definitions for surculose
/ (ˈsɜːkjʊˌləʊs) /
(of a plant) bearing suckers
Word Origin for surculose
C19: from Latin surculōsus woody, from surculus twig, from sūrus a branch
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