from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having many wrinkles or creases; ridged or wrinkled.
- adj. Botany Having a rough, wrinkled surface, as in certain prominently veined leaves.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having wrinkles, creases or ridges
- adj. Having a rough, wrinkled surface
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Wrinkled; full of wrinkles
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having rugæ; rugate or rugous; corrugated; wrinkled.
- In botany, rough and wrinkled: applied to leaves in which the reticulate venation is very prominent beneath, with corresponding creases on the upper side, and also to lichens, algæ, etc., in which the surface is reticulately roughened.
- Specifically, of or pertaining to the Rugosa.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of leaves; ridged or wrinkled
Latin rūgōsus, from rūga, wrinkle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin rūgōsus "wrinkled" (Wiktionary)