Definition of Strigose

1. a. Set with stiff, straight bristles; hispid; as, a strigose leaf.



Definition of Strigose

1. Adjective. (zoology) Having fine grooves, ridges, or streaks ¹

2. Adjective. (botany) Having stiff hairs, pressed together ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strigose

1. covered with short, stiff hairs [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strigose

strifts
strig
striga
strigae
strigate
strigged
strigging
strigillose
strigils
strigine
strigments
strigolactone
strigolactones
strigose (current term)
strigous
strigs
strike
strike-breaking
strike-slip fault
strike a balance
strike a blow
strike a chord
strike a nerve
strike a note
strike back
strike bowler
strike bowlers
strike breaking

Literary usage of Strigose

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1. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"Stems erect, 3-4 dm. high, slightly strigose and angled; leaflets 11-15, 2-4 cm. long, linear-oblong to oblanceolate, sparingly strigose below, ..."

2. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"... mostly solitary in the axils, pubescent and somewhat strigose; leaves once or the lower twice bearing 4 protuberances or sometimes unarmed. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Branchlets strigose or bristly and Ivs. strigose or densely clothed with rough hairs: seed winged. F. Base of Ivs. rounded or subcordate. 11. ..."

4. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1907)
"at the apex, thick, sparingly strigose, ... lower suture except at the ends, acute on the upper suture, mottled with purplish-brown and minutely strigose. ..."

5. Manual of the Botany (Phaenogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"... with strigose and some loose hirsute pubescence : leaves thickish; upper simp/i/ and lower tn'ice ..."

6. Manual of the Botany (Phaenogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"From slender running rootstocks, stouter, 2 to 6 fc.et high, with strigose and some loose hirsute pubescence : leaves ..."

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