rugose

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ru·gose

adjective \ˈrü-ˌgōs\

Definition of RUGOSE

1
:  full of wrinkles <rugose cheeks>
2
:  having the veinlets sunken and the spaces between elevated <rugose leaves of the sage>
ru·gos·i·ty \rü-ˈgä-sə-tē\ noun

Origin of RUGOSE

Latin rugosus, from ruga
First Known Use: 1676

ru·gose

adjective \ˈrü-ˌgōs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RUGOSE

: having many wrinkles <rugose skin>

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