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grumous

[groo-muh s] /ˈgru məs/
adjective
1.
Also, grumose
[groo-mohs] /ˈgru moʊs/ (Show IPA)
. Botany. formed of clustered grains or granules.
2.
having or resembling grume; clotted.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin grūm(us) (see grume) + -ous
Related forms
grumousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for grumous

grumous

/ˈɡruːməs/
adjective
1.
(esp of plant parts) consisting of granular tissue
Word Origin
C17: from grume a clot of blood, from Latin grumus a little heap; related to crumb
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grumous in Medicine

grumous gru·mous (grōō'məs)
adj.
Thick and lumpy, as clotting blood.

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