rugose: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (r'gōs, r-gōs'), [key]
— adj.
  1. having wrinkles; wrinkled; ridged.
  2. rough and wrinkled: applied to leaves in which the reticulate venation is very prominent beneath, with corresponding creases on the upper side.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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