erose

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adjective \i-ˈrōs\

Definition of erose

  1. :  irregular, uneven; specifically :  having the margin irregularly notched an erose leaf

Origin and Etymology of erose

Latin erosus, past participle of erodere

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erose

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adjective \i-ˈrōs\

Medical Definition of erose

  1. :  having the margin irregularly notched as if gnawed an erose edge of a bacterial colony

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