caespitose

adjective
caes·pi·tose | \ˈses-pə-ˌtōs \

Definition of caespitose 

1 : growing in clusters or tufts

2 : forming a dense turf

First Known Use of caespitose

1796, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for caespitose

New Latin caespitosus, from Latin caespit-, caespes turf

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