caespitose

adjective
caes·​pi·​tose | \ ˈse-spə-ˌtōs How to pronounce caespitose (audio) \

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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Cite this Entry

“Caespitose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caespitose. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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