strigose


stri·gose

adjective \ˈstrī-ˌgōs\

Definition of STRIGOSE

:  having appressed bristles or scales <a strigose leaf>

Origin of STRIGOSE

New Latin strigosus, from striga row of bristles, from Latin, furrow
First Known Use: 1793

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