Definition of Cormous

1. Adjective. Having or producing corms.

Exact synonyms: Cormose
Partainyms: Corm, Corm
Derivative terms: Corm



Definition of Cormous

1. Adjective. (botany) Growing from a corm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cormous

1. corm [adj] - See also: corm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cormous

corky
corm
cormel
cormels
cormidia
cormidium
cormlike
cormogeny
cormoid
cormophyta
cormophyte
cormophytes
cormorant
cormorants
cormose
cormous (current term)
cormous plant
corms
cormus
cormuses
corn
corn-cob
corn-cobs
corn-factor
corn-fed
corn beef
corn borer
corn borer moth
corn bunting
corn buntings

Literary usage of Cormous

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1. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"cormous plants, with showy flowers in simple or branched spikes. ... cormous, small, nearly simple plants, with few yellow scattered or loosely ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"[Hand. of Berk.] "[F. of D.] CORD WOOD. sb. The small upper branches of trees, used for fuel or charcoal. [V. of Glos.] F. of D.] cormous. adj. tg, ..."

3. A Glossary of Dialect & Archaic Words Used in the County of Gloucester by J[ohn] Drummond Robertson (1890)
"[Hund, of Berk.] '[F. of D.] CORD WOOD. sb. The small upper branches of trees, used for fuel or charcoal. [V. of Glos.] F. of D.] cormous. adj. eg, ..."

4. "Magyarland;": Being the Narrative of Our Travels Through the Highlands and by Mazuchelli, N. E (1881)
"And by the way he spoko of cormous one would have supposed it to be the extreme limits of civilisation. " Not many strangers travel this way to Hungary," ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"cormous: Ivs. few, distichous: fls. in different colors, in open, simple or forked spikes; perianth nearly regular, rotate, with a cylindrical tube; ..."

6. Botany: An Elementary Text for Schools by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1900)
"Small cormous plants with flat leaves: flowers white or yellowish, tubular, with a somewhat spreading limb, the tube generally curved: stem about 1 ft. high ..."

7. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"cormous. Leaves.—Sword-shaped or linear. Flowers.—Borne in a two-ranked spike on a tall scape. Perianth-lube.—Funnel-shaped, six-parted, ..."

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