squamulose

adjective
squa·​mu·​lose | \ ˈskwā-myə-ˌlōs How to pronounce squamulose (audio) , ˈskwä- \

Definition of squamulose

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

First Known Use of squamulose

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for squamulose

Latin squamula, diminutive of squama

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“Squamulose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squamulose. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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