rugose

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin rūgōsus "wrinkled"

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Adjective[edit]

rugose (comparative more rugose, superlative most rugose)

  1. Having rugae or wrinkles, creases, ridges, or corrugation.
  2. (figuratively, rare) Rugged, rough, unrefined.
  3. (botany) Having a rough, wrinkled surface; Parasynthetic, e.g. rugose-veined or rugose-leaved.
  4. (paleontology) Describing a fossil coral of the extinct order Rugosa (also called Tetracoralla), this order has horn-shaped corals with surfaces covered with ridges.
  5. (entomology) Used when combined with another adjective, for example, rugose-reticulate or rugose-punctate.

Noun[edit]

rugose (plural rugoses)

  1. Compound form: rugose mosaic. One of a few mosaic diseases identified by a marked wrinkling of the leaves and greater chlorosis and dwarfing compared with other mosaics. Rugose mosaics is most commonly seen with potatoes.


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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rugose f

  1. Feminine plural form of rugoso

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rūgōse

  1. vocative masculine singular of rūgōsus