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  • adj. torose

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Same as torose

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, diminutively or slightly torose.
  • In entomology:
  • Having a few rounded elevations or knobs scattered over the surface.
  • Slightly tumid or swelled in one part: as, a torulose antenna.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of a cylindrical or ellipsoid body; swollen and constricted at intervals

Etymologies

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Latin torulus, diminutive of torus.

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