squar·​rose | \ ˈskwäˌrōs, -waˌr-\
variants: or less commonly squarrous \ -​rəs \

Definition of squarrose

: rough with divergent scales or processes especially : having stiff spreading bracts a squarrose involucre

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Other Words from squarrose

squarrosely adverb

History and Etymology for squarrose

Latin squarrosus scurfy, scabby; akin to Old Slavic skvrǔna filth

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