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caespitose

[ses-pi-tohs] /ˈsɛs pɪˌtoʊs/
adjective
1.
Related forms
caespitosely, adverb
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  • caespitose trees are those with trunks growing in clusters or tufts.
British Dictionary definitions for caespitose

caespitose

/ˈsɛspɪˌtəʊs/
adjective
1.
(botany) growing in dense tufts
Derived Forms
caespitosely, (US) cespitosely, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin caespitōsus, from caespitem turf
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