Definition of Papillose

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or resembling papilla.

Exact synonyms: Papillary
Derivative terms: Papilla, Papilla
Partainyms: Papilla, Papilla



Definition of Papillose

1. a. Covered with, or bearing, papillæ; resembling papillæ; papillate; papillar; papillary.

Definition of Papillose

1. Adjective. (botany) Bearing, covered with or resembling papillae; papillary, papillate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Papillose

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papillose

papilloma diffusum
papilloma durum
papilloma inguinale tropicum
papilloma venereum
papillomae
papillomas
papillomata
papillomatosis
papillomatous
papillomaviruses
papillon
papillons
papilloretinitis
papillose (current term)
papillote
papillotes
papillotomy
papillous
papillula
papillulate
papillæ
papio
papion
papionine
papionines
papions
papish
papisher

Literary usage of Papillose

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of the Mosses of North America by Leo Lesquereux, Thomas Potts James (1884)
"Densely tufted, shorter and less divided: leaves narrower, less distinctly papillose: capsule smaller. — Dicranum alpestre, Walil. HAB. ..."

2. Mosses with Hand-lens and Microscope: A Non-technical Hand-book of the More by Abel Joel Grout (1903)
"... plicate, denticulate, papillose at back, with two slender parallel costae extending about % the length of the leaf; basal cells thick-walled, pitted, ..."

3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"... of the perianth is often two cells thick at the angles but we have never found the angles externally papillose-serrate. 2. NARDIA OBOVATA (Nées) Lindb. ..."

4. The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of ...by Robert Sweet by Robert Sweet (1838)
"Stigma an abrupt, papillose dot. The genus possesses the nectariferous pits found at the base of the sepals in Fritillaria, Calochortus and ..."

5. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"... style straight, the same height as the stamens ; stigma comparatively large, peltate, hollowed, deep red-purple, more or less papillose in the centre. ..."

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