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1. Botany Having stiff, straight, closely appressed hair: strigose leaves.
2. Zoology Marked with fine, close-set grooves, ridges, or streaks.

[New Latin strigōsus, from striga, bristle, from Latin, windrow, furrow; see streig- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Botany) botany bearing stiff hairs or bristles: strigose leaves.
2. (Zoology) zoology marked with fine closely set grooves or ridges
[C18: via New Latin strigōsus, from striga a bristle, from Latin: grain cut down]


(ˈstraɪ goʊs)

1. Bot. set with stiff bristles or hairs.
2. Zool. marked with fine, closely set ridges, grooves, or points.
[1785–95; < Latin strig(a) furrow, row of bristles + -ose1]
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