from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Wrinkled; rugose.
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The exterior face of blocks to be coated with mortar or renderings should preferably be rugous, while those which do not receive a coating must be smooth.
The èpicarp, or outer membrane, is slightly rugous.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
It seizes the leaves with its long rugous and narrow tongue by rolling it about them, and seems annoyed when it is obliged to take any thing from the ground, which it seems to do with difficulty.
At a later stage of the disease these rugous swellings break open into festering sores; the nose and even the eyes are blotted out, and the body becomes putrid.
But there are divers kinds of these ξυλόφαγοι of which the τερηδὼν or _tarmes_ we have mentioned, will sometimes make such a noise in a tree, as to awaken a sleeping man: The more rugous are the