from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Partially obtuse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Partially obtuse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Somewhat obtuse.


sub- +‎ obtuse (Wiktionary)


  • The _fourth glume_ is elliptic-oblong, plano-convex, subobtuse, smooth or shining, though faintly striate, coriaceous with incurved margins; _palea_ is coriaceous, as long as the glume, elliptic, faintly striate.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • The first _glume_ is hyaline very small, nerveless or one-nerved, subacute or subobtuse; the second _glume_ is much longer than the first glume, ovate-oblong subacute, keeled, membranous and one-nerved.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • The _third glume_ is thin, membranous, shorter than the second glume, linear-oblong, subobtuse or acute at the tip and nerveless.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses


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