carnose

adjective
car·​nose | \ ˈkärˌnōs \

Definition of carnose

1 : like or relating to flesh : fleshy
2 : of a fleshy consistence used of succulent parts of plants

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History and Etymology for carnose

Latin carnosus, from carn-, caro + -osus -ose

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“Carnose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carnose. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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