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EtymologyEdit

From Latin rūgōsus(wrinkled).

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rugose ‎(comparative more rugose, superlative most rugose)

  1. Having rugae or wrinkles, creases, ridges, or corrugation.
  2. (figuratively, rare) Rugged, rough, unrefined.
  3. (botany) Having a rough, wrinkled surface; Parasynthetic, e.g. rugose-veined or rugose-leaved.
  4. (paleontology) Describing a fossil coral of the extinct order Rugosa (also called Tetracoralla), this order has horn-shaped corals with surfaces covered with ridges.
  5. (entomology) Used when combined with another adjective, for example, rugose-reticulate or rugose-punctate.

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rugose f pl

  1. feminine plural of rugoso

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rūgōse

  1. vocative masculine singular of rūgōsus