squamulose

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adjective squa·mu·lose \ˈskwā-myə-ˌlōs, ˈskwä-\

Definition of squamulose

  1. :  being or having a thallus made up of small leafy lobes a squamulose lichen

Origin and Etymology of squamulose

Latin squamula, diminutive of squama


First Known Use: 1857


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