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1. Having rough or spreading scalelike processes.
2. Spreading or recurved at the tip: squarrose bracts.
[Latin squarrōsus, scabby.]
1. (Biology) biology having a rough surface, caused by the presence of projecting hairs, scales, etc
2. (Botany) botany having or relating to parts that are recurved: squarrose bracts.
[C18: from Latin squarrōsus scabby]