byssaceous

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

byssus +‎ -aceous

AdjectiveEdit

byssaceous (comparative more byssaceous, superlative most byssaceous)

  1. Like byssus; consisting of fine fibres or threads.
    Some filamentous algae are byssaceous.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 28 November 2012, at 22:39