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Meaning of CERNUOUS

Pronunciation:  'surnyoous

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (biology) having branches or flower heads that bend downward; "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers"
 

CERNUOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: drooping, nodding, pendulous, unerect
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cer"nu*ous\, a. [L. cernuus with the face turned
toward the earth.] (Bot.)
Inclining or nodding downward; pendulous; drooping; -- said
of a bud, flower, fruit, or the capsule of a moss.

 

 

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