squamulose


squa·mu·lose

adjective \ˈskwā-myə-ˌlōs, ˈskwä-\

Definition of SQUAMULOSE

:  being or having a thallus made up of small leafy lobes <a squamulose lichen>

Origin of SQUAMULOSE

Latin squamula, diminutive of squama
First Known Use: 1857

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