Favose

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Favose (Bot) Honeycombed. See Faveolate.
    • Favose (Med) Of or pertaining to the disease called favus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • favose Resembling a honeycomb Applied to some cutaneous diseases, as favus, in which the skin is covered with a honeycomb-like gummy secretion.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. favus, honeycomb

Usage

In literature:

Favose: with large deep holes, like the cells of a honeycomb.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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