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Meaning of RIMOSE

Pronunciation:  'rImowz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having a surface covered with a network of cracks and small crevices; "a tree with rimose bark"
 

RIMOSE is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: rough
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ri*mose"\, a. [L. rimosus, fr. rima a chink: cf. F.
rimeux.]
1. Full of rimes, fissures, or chinks.

2. (Nat. Hist.) Having long and nearly parallel clefts or
   chinks, like those in the bark of trees.

 

 

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