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Definition of "rimose" []

  • Full of chinks, cracks, or crevices. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rimose" in a sentence
  • "+Cap+ 3 to 5 inches broad, reddish-orange color, becoming pale, compact, rigid, obtuse, with the margin bent inward, depressed, at length marked with lines like a river (rimose)."
  • "(floccose squamulose), and covered with a yellow powder (pulverulent), sometimes with cracks (rimose)."
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