Sarmentose

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sarmentose (Bot) Long and filiform, and almost naked, or having only leaves at the joints where it strikes root; as, a sarmentose stem.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sarmentose In botany, having sarmenta or runners; having the form or character of a runner.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Sarmentose having sarmenta or runners
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sarmentosus,: cf. F. sarmenteux,. See Sarment
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. sarmentum, a twig—sarpĕre, to prune.