granulose

adjective
gran·​u·​lose | \ ˈgran-yə-ˌlōs How to pronounce granulose (audio) \

Definition of granulose

: granular especially : having the surface roughened with granules

First Known Use of granulose

1852, in the meaning defined above

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“Granulose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granulose. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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