racemose

adjective
ra·ce·mose | \ˈra-sə-ˌmōs; rā-ˈsē-, rə- \

Definition of racemose 

: having or growing in the form of a raceme

First Known Use of racemose

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for racemose

Latin racemosus full of clusters, from racemus

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The first known use of racemose was in 1698

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racemose

adjective
ra·ce·mose | \ˈras-ə-ˌmōs; rā-ˈsē-, rə- \

Medical Definition of racemose 

: having or growing in a form like that of a cluster of grapes racemose glands

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