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squamulose

[skwam-yuh-lohs, skwey-myuh-] /ˈskwæm yəˌloʊs, ˈskweɪ myə-/
adjective
1.
furnished or covered with tiny scales.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin squāmula small scale (squām(a) scale + -ula -ule) + -ose1
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  • Thallus squamulose to small foliose, though often the thallus partially dissolves into granules.
British Dictionary definitions for squamulose

squamulose

/ˈskwæmjʊˌləʊs; -ˌləʊz; ˈskweɪ-/
adjective
1.
(esp of plants or their parts) covered with minute scales
Word Origin
C19: from Latin squāmula diminutive of squāma a scale
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