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1. Botany Resembling or borne in a raceme.
2. Anatomy Having a structure of clustered parts. Used of glands.

rac′e·mose′ly adv.
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(ˈræsɪˌməʊs; -ˌməʊz) or


(Chemistry) being or resembling a raceme
[C17: from Latin racēmōsus clustering]
ˈraceˌmosely, ˈracemously adv
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(ˈræs əˌmoʊs)

1. Bot. bearing or arranged in the form of a raceme.
2. Anat. resembling a bunch of grapes.
[1690–1700; < Latin racēmōsus full of clusters, clustering. See raceme, -ose1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.racemose - having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow; "lilies of the valley are racemose"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
indeterminate - having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex; "an indeterminate stem"
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a. racimoso-a, racimado-a, similar a un racimo de uvas.
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Collection of plant material: Healthy Amaranthus spinosus grown at the sides of railway track of north Delhi were identified on the basis of following characters: (i) Erect, armed, glabrous plants up to 60 cm in height (ii) Two axillary, diverticulate sharp spines, (iii) Much branched stem, green or somewhat raddish in colour and glabrous, (iv) Leaves 3-10 x 1-4 cm in size, ovate or oblong from a slightly decerrent base, gradually narrowed upward, apex, obtuse, rounded and glabrous, and (v) Flowers dense in axillary clusters, racemosely disposed, spikes often branched in lower regions terminal spikes often male flowers only, finally drooping perianth lobes 5, stamens 5, ovary ovoid or oblong, style 3, conical, stigma 3, fimbrillate.