grumous

grumous

[groo-muhs]
adjective
1.
Also, grumose [groo-mohs] . Botany. formed of clustered grains or granules.
2.
having or resembling grume; clotted.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin grūm(us) (see grume) + -ous

grumousness, noun
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grumous or grumose (ˈɡruːməs, ˈɡruːməʊs)
 
adj
(esp of plant parts) consisting of granular tissue
 
[C17: from grume a clot of blood, from Latin grumus a little heap; related to crumb]
 
grumose or grumose
 
adj
 
[C17: from grume a clot of blood, from Latin grumus a little heap; related to crumb]

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

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