Definitions for racemoseˈræs əˌmoʊs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Bot. bearing or arranged in the form of a raceme.
Anat. resembling a bunch of grapes.
Origin of racemose:
1690–1700; < L racēmōsus full of clusters, clustering. See raceme , -ose1
having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow
"lilies of the valley are racemose"
Having flowers arranged along a single central axis, as in a raceme, spike, or catkin.
Origin: From racemosus, from racemus.
resembling a raceme; growing in the form of a raceme; as, (Bot.) racemose berries or flowers; (Anat.) the racemose glands, in which the ducts are branched and clustered like a raceme