hamous

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Latin hamus (hook), +‎ -ous.

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hamous (comparative more hamous, superlative most hamous)

  1. (obsolete) Hamose.
    • 1665, Robert Hooke, Micrographia, III:
      I am very apt to think, that the tenacity of bodies does not proceed from the hamous, or hooked particles, as the Epicureans and some modern Philosophers have imagin'd […].

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