filipendulous

Filipendulous

Fil`i*pen"du*lous\ (?; 135), a. [L. filum a thread + pendulus hanging, fr. pend?re to hang.] (Bot.) Suspended by, or strung upon, a thread; -- said of tuberous swellings in the middle or at the extremities of slender, threadlike rootlets.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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