Sar`men*tose" (? ∨ ?), a. [L. sarmentosus: cf. F. sarmenteux. See Sarment.] Bot. (a)

Long and filiform, and almost naked, or having only leaves at the joints where it strikes root; as, a sarmentose stem.

(b)

Bearing sarments; sarmentaceous.

 

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