racemose

[ras-uh-mohs]
adjective
1.
Botany.
a.
having the form of a raceme.
b.
arranged in racemes.
2.
Anatomy. (of a gland) resembling a bunch of grapes; having branching ducts that end in acini.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Latin racēmōsus full of clusters, clustering. See raceme, -ose1

racemosely, adverb
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racemose or racemous (ˈræsɪˌməʊs, -ˌməʊz)
 
adj
being or resembling a raceme
 
[C17: from Latin racēmōsus clustering]
 
racemous or racemous
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin racēmōsus clustering]
 
racemosely or racemous
 
adv
 
racemously or racemous
 
adv

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racemose rac·e·mose (rās'ə-mōs')
adj.
Having or growing in a branching manner that resembles a bunch of grapes. Used of glands.

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Example sentences for racemose
The flowers form ebracteate racemose inflorescences, often apically corymblike.
Indeterminate simple inflorescences are generally called racemose.
The longlasting flowers are racemose and grow from the leaf axils.
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