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strigose Syllabification: stri·gose
Pronunciation: /ˈstrīɡōs/

Definition of strigose in English:


1Covered with short stiff adpressed hairs.
Example sentences
  • The species with strigose tarsi may be differentiated by the following key.
  • Leaf petioles are covered with adpressed strigose hairs.
1.1 Entomology Finely grooved or furrowed.


Late 18th century: from Latin striga 'swath, furrow' + -ose1.

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