sarmentose


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sar·men·tose

 (sär-mĕn′tōs′)
adj. Botany
Having slender prostrate stolons or branches.

[Latin sarmentōsus, full of twigs, from sarmentum, twigs.]
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sarmentose

(sɑːˈmɛntəʊs) ,

sarmentous

or

sarmentaceous

adj
(Botany) (of plants such as the strawberry) having stems in the form of runners
[C18: from Latin sarmentōsus full of twigs, from sarmentum brushwood, from sarpere to prune]
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sar•men•tose

(sɑrˈmɛn toʊs)

also sar•men•tous

(-təs)

sar•men•ta•ceous

(ˌsɑr mənˈteɪ ʃəs)

adj.
(of a plant) having runners.
[1750–60; < Latin sarmentōsus=sarment(um) twig + -ōsus -ose1]
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