cu·​mu·​lose | \ ˈkyümyəˌlōs, ÷-mə-\

Definition of cumulose

1 : full of heaps
2 of a soil deposit : consisting chiefly of accumulated organic matter

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of cumulose

, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cumulose

cumul- + -ose

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cumulose

Statistics for cumulose

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for cumulose

The first known use of cumulose was in

See more words from the same year

Comments on cumulose

What made you want to look up cumulose? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


one that collects or salvages junk

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!