adj. (also sarmentous) Bot. having long thin trailing shoots.
Etymology: L sarmentosus f. sarmenta (pl.) twigs, brushwood, f. sarpere to prune

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  • Sarmentose — may refer to:* Sarmentose (botany), a type of plant which has long slender stolons * Sarmentose (chemistry), a type of sugar …   Wikipedia

  • Sarmentose — Sar men*tose (? or ?), 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sarmentose — [sär men′tōs] adj. [L sarmentosus, full of twigs < sarmentum, twig < sarpere, to trim, cut off < IE base * ser(p) , sickle > Gr harpē, Latvian sirpis] producing long, slender stems which take root along the ground, as the strawberry… …   English World dictionary

  • sarmentose — /sahr men tohs/, adj. Bot. having runners. Also, sarmentous /sahr men teuhs/, sarmentaceous /sahr meuhn tay sheuhs/. [1750 60; < L sarmentosus, equiv. to sarment(um) twig + osus OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sarmentose — 1. adjective Having long, slender, prostrate stolons (runners) 2. noun A monosaccharide, with the molecular formula C<sub>7</sub>H<sub>14</sub>O</sub>4</sub> …   Wiktionary

  • sarmentose — sar·men·tose sär mən .tōs n a sugar C7H14O4 that is obtained from sarmentocymarin by hydrolysis and that is stereoisomeric with cymarose and closely related to digitalose …   Medical dictionary

  • sarmentose — sar·men·tose …   English syllables

  • sarmentose — sar•men•tose [[t]sɑrˈmɛn toʊs[/t]] also sar•men•tous [[t] təs[/t]] sar•men•ta•ceous [[t]ˌsɑr mənˈteɪ ʃəs[/t]] adj. bot (of a plant) having runners • Etymology: 1750–60; < L sarmentōsus=sarment(um) twig + ōsus ose I …   From formal English to slang

  • sarmentose — /saˈmɛntoʊs/ (say sah mentohs) adjective 1. (of a plant) having runners. 2. (of a plant part) like a runner. {Latin sarmentōsus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sarmentose (chemistry) — Chembox new Name=D Sarmentose ImageFile=Sarmentose.png ImageSize=200px IUPACName=(3S,4S,5R) 4,5 dihydroxy 3 methoxyhexanal OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=13484 14 5 PubChem=5460676 SMILES=C [C@H] ( [C@@H] ( [C@H] (CC=O)OC)O)O… …   Wikipedia

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