Saturday, October 12, 2013

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ri·mose

[rahy-mohs, rahy-mohs] adjective

full of crevices, chinks, or cracks.

Also, ri·mous [rahy-muhs]

Origin:
1720–30; < Latin rīmōsus full of cracks, equivalent to rīm ( a ) cleft, crack, chink + -ōsus -ose1
Related forms
ri·mose·ly, adverb
ri·mos·i·ty [rahy-mos-i-tee], noun 


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