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ˈru goʊs, ruˈgoʊsru·gose

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rugoseadjective

    of leaves; ridged or wrinkled

Wiktionary

  1. rugoseadjective

    Having wrinkles, creases or ridges

    Etymology: From rūgōsus "wrinkled"

  2. rugoseadjective

    Having a rough, wrinkled surface

    Etymology: From rūgōsus "wrinkled"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rugoseadjective

    wrinkled; full of wrinkles; specifically (Bot.), having the veinlets sunken and the spaces between them elevated, as the leaves of the sage and horehound

    Etymology: [L. rugosus, r. ruga a wrinkle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rugose

    rōō′gōs, adj. wrinkled: full of wrinkles: (bot.) having the veinlets sunken and the spaces between them elevated, as the leaves of the sage—also Ru′gous.—adv. Ru′gosely.—n. Rugos′ity.—adj. Ru′gūlose. [L. rugosusruga, a wrinkle.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rugose in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rugose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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