surculose

adjective
sur·​cu·​lose | \ ˈsərkyəˌlōs \
variants: or surculous \ -​ləs \

Definition of surculose

: having numerous branches arising from near the base a surculose coral : producing suckers

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History and Etymology for surculose

Latin surculosus, from surculus sucker + -osus -ose

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“Surculose.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surculose. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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