siliculose

adjective si·lic·u·lose \sə̇ˈlikyəˌlōs\

Definition of siliculose

  1. 1 :  bearing silicles

  2. 2 :  of the form or appearance of a silicle :  silicular

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.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of siliculose

New Latin siliculosus, from silicula + Latin -osus -ose, -ous


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!