Definition of Cirrhus

1. Noun. Usually coiled.

Exact synonyms: Cirrus
Generic synonyms: Tendril



Definition of Cirrhus

1. n. Same as Cirrus.

Definition of Cirrhus

1. Noun. (alternative form of cirrus) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cirrhus

cirque
cirques
cirrate
cirrhi
cirrhiferous
cirrhogenous
cirrhonosus
cirrhose
cirrhosed
cirrhoses
cirrhosis
cirrhosis of the liver
cirrhotic
cirrhotics
cirrhous
cirrhus (current term)
cirri
cirriferous
cirriform
cirrigerous
cirrigrade
cirriped
cirripede
cirripedes
cirripeds
cirrocumuli
cirrocumulus
cirrocumulus cloud
cirrose
cirrostrati

Literary usage of Cirrhus

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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"The author bases his work on the observation of cirrhus clouds.—A note by MG de Saporta on the discovery of fossil plants in the tertiary strata in the ..."

2. Peter Parley's Cyclopedia of Botany: Including Familiar Descriptions of ...by Samuel Griswold Goodrich by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1838)
"OF THE TENDRIL (cirrhus). The tendrils are those convolving strings or claspers by which plants are occasionally supported, winding themselves spirally ..."

3. Botanical Commentaries by Jonathan Stokes (1830)
"Peduncle. Becoming thicker towards the end. //. am. n. 301. 438. cirrhus foliaceus. Lamellar like a flat leaf, terminating the petiole, as in Orobus vernus. ..."

4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"cirrhus costalis, a projecting or excurrent midrib, modified as a tendril. ... cirrhus peduncularis, a flower-stalk modified as a tendril. ..."

5. An Introduction to Botany by John ( Lindley (1839)
"At other times, it branches off on each side at its base below the lamina into a twisting ramification, as in Smilax horrida; when it is called a cirrhus ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"From the centre of the male opening protrudes a tiny knob or projection' that comprises the cirrhus or organ of copulation. Behind and around this is the ..."

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