patulous

adjective
pat·​u·​lous | \ˈpa-chə-ləs \

Definition of patulous 

: spreading widely from a center a tree with patulous branches

First Known Use of patulous

1616, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for patulous

Latin patulus, from patēre to be open — more at fathom

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The first known use of patulous was in 1616

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patulous

adjective
pat·​u·​lous | \ˈpach-ə-ləs \

Medical Definition of patulous 

: spread widely apart : wide open or distended a patulous eustachian tube

Other Words from patulous

patulousness noun

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