speciose (comparative more speciose, superlative most speciose)
- (taxonomy) Rich in species, such as when many species are members of a single genus.
- 1991, David M. Raup, Extinction: Bad genes or bad luck?, W. W. Norton and Company, pp 55-56,
- The most speciose living mammal genus (a small insectivore) has about 160 species.
- feminine plural of specioso
- vocative masculine singular of speciōsus
- speciose in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- speciose in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- speciose in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette