Cor"mus (k?r"m?s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. the trunk of a tree (with the boughs cut off), fr. to shear.]

1. Bot.

See Corm.

2. Biol.

A vegetable or animal made up of a number of individuals, such as, for example, would be formed by a process of budding from a parent stalk wherre the buds remain attached.


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