Definitions for racemoseˈræs əˌmoʊs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rac•e•moseˈræs əˌmoʊs(adj.)

  1. Bot. bearing or arranged in the form of a raceme.

    Category: Biology

  2. Anat. resembling a bunch of grapes.

    Category: Botany

Origin of racemose:

1690–1700; < L racēmōsus full of clusters, clustering. See raceme , -ose1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. racemose(adj)

    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"


  1. racemose(Adjective)

    Having flowers arranged along a single central axis, as in a raceme, spike, or catkin.

  2. Origin: From racemosus, from racemus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Racemose(adj)

    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


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