spathose

adjective (1)
spath·​ose | \ ˈspaˌthōs\

Definition of spathose

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spathose

adjective (2)
spath·​ose | \ ˈspāˌt͟hōs, -thōs\
variants: or less commonly spathous \ -​t͟həs , -​thəs \

Definition of spathose (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for spathose

Adjective (1)

spath + -ose

Adjective (2)

spathe + -ose or -ous

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