Definition of Comose

1. Adjective. Bearing a coma; crowned with an assemblage of branches or leaves or bracts. "Pineapples are comate"

Exact synonyms: Comate
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Similar to: Crowned



2. Adjective. Of certain seeds (such as cotton) having a tuft or tufts of hair. "A comal tuft"
Exact synonyms: Comal, Comate
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Similar to: Haired, Hairy, Hirsute
Derivative terms: Coma

Definition of Comose

1. a. Bearing a tuft of soft hairs or down, as the seeds of milkweed.

Definition of Comose

1. bearing a tuft of silky hairs [adj]

Medical Definition of Comose

1. Having a tuft of hair. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comose

comobilization
comodo
comodule
comodules
comonad
comonads
comonoid
comonoids
comonomer
comonomers
comorbid
comorbidities
comorbidity
comorbidly
comoros
comose (current term)
comous
comove
comoved
comovement
comovements
comoves
comoving
comoviridae
comovirus
comp
comp sci
comp stomp
compacity
compact

Literary usage of Comose

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1. The Flora of British India by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1885)
"... short, erect, one margin pellucid. Stigma flat, included. Follicle* terete, smooth. Seeds comose. F. indica, Dak. in Journ. Linn. Soc. viii. 10, t. 3. ..."

2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The large three- sided follicles are widely divaricate, with an incurved apex and comose seeds. The plants of this genus abound in milky juice, ..."

3. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"hooked at the tip, and comose seeds. should be compared with this species ; there are not accompanying notes. 13. ..."

4. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Seeds comose. Corolla funnel-form, not appendaged. Filamente elender. ... Seeds comose. Corolla bell-shaped, appendaged within. Filaments short. broad and ..."

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