from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by or having many nodes or protuberances; jointed or knobby at intervals.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Knot-like; swollen
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Knotty; having numerous or conspicuous nodes.
- adj. Having nodes or prominences; having the alternate joints enlarged, as the antennæ of certain insects.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, knotty or knobby; provided with knots or internal transverse partitions, as the leaves of some species of Juncus.
- In zoology:
- Having a node or nodes: said of a longitudinal body which is swollen or dilated at one or more points.
- Having knot-like swellings on the surface.
From Latin nōdōsus. (Wiktionary)