rimosely

rimose

[rahy-mohs, rahy-mohs]
adjective
full of crevices, chinks, or cracks.
Also, rimous [rahy-muhs] .


Origin:
1720–30; < Latin rīmōsus full of cracks, equivalent to rīm(a) cleft, crack, chink + -ōsus -ose1

rimosely, adverb
rimosity [rahy-mos-i-tee] , noun
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rimose (raɪˈməʊs, -ˈməʊz)
 
adj
(esp of plant parts) having the surface marked by a network of intersecting cracks
 
[C18: from Latin rīmōsus, from rīma a split, crack]
 
'rimosely
 
adv
 
rimosity
 
n

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rimose ri·mose (rī'mōs', rī-mōs')
adj.
Full of chinks, cracks, or crevices.

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