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Meaning of "cormous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CORMOUS

cormous  [ˈkɔːməs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CORMOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cormous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CORMOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cormous in the English dictionary

The definition of cormous in the dictionary is growing from a corm.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CORMOUS


abnormous
æbˈnɔːməs
angiospermous
ˌændʒɪəˈspɜːməs
cormus
ˈkɔːməs
diathermous
ˌdaɪəˈθɜːməs
dispermous
daɪˈspɜːməs
enormous
ɪˈnɔːməs
gaudeamus
ˌɡaʊdɪˈɑːməs
ginormous
dʒaɪˈnɔːməs
houmous
ˈhuːməs
humus
ˈhjuːməs
monospermous
ˌmɒnəʊˈspɜːməs
Nicodemus
ˌnɪkəˈdiːməs
Nostradamus
ˌnɒstrəˈdɑːməs
pachydermous
ˌpækɪˈdɜːməs
Polyphemus
ˌpɒlɪˈfiːməs
Remus
ˈriːməs
shamus
ˈʃɑːməs
spermous
ˈspɜːməs
Thermos
ˈθɜːməs
wamus
ˈwɔːməs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CORMOUS

corkwing
corkwood
corm
cormel
cormidium
cormlike
cormoid
cormophyte
cormophytic
cormorant
cormus
corn
corn borer
corn bread
corn bunting
corn circle
corn dog
corn dolly
corn earworm
corn exchange

WORDS THAT END LIKE CORMOUS

anonymous
autonomous
cyclospermous
eponymous
eurythermous
famous
gymnospermous
homeothermous
homoeothermous
homothermous
infamous
osteodermous
posthumous
pseudonymous
sclerodermous
squamous
synonymous
unanimous
venomous
world-famous

Synonyms and antonyms of cormous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cormous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CORMOUS

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Translator English - Chinese

cormous
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cormos
570 millions of speakers

English

cormous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cormous
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

cormous
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

cormous
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cormous
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cormous
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cormous
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Besar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

cormous
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

cormous
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

cormous
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cormous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cormous
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cormous
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खिन्न
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cormous
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cormous
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cormous
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

cormous
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cormous
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cormous
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cormous
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cormous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cormous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cormous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CORMOUS»

The term «cormous» is used very little and occupies the 182.839 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CORMOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cormous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CORMOUS»

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1
Tuberous, Cormous and Bulbous Plants: Biology of an Adaptive ...
Introductionl to study of plants bearing fleshy underground storage organs; Life form of species and morphology of storage organs; Taxonomic status and descriptions of species with underground fleshy storage organs; Phenology of growth and ...
John S. Pate, Kingsley Wayne Dixon, 1982
2
Terrestrial Orchids: From Seed to Mycotrophic Plant
Many species produce a cormous rhizome. In most sgecies the whole rhizome segment is swollen to form a corm (Fig. 7.3d; Arethusa, Calopogon, Calypso, Tipularia), but in Aglectrum hyemale only the distal part of each segment is cormous ...
Hanne N. Rasmussen, 1995
3
Field Guide to Fynbos
COLCHICACEAE Colchicum family Ornithoglossum SNAKE LILY, SLANCKOP Cormous perennials. Leaves few, lance-shaped and channelled, clasping the stem at the base. Flowers in leafy racemes on long pedicels, often nodding, green or ...
John Manning, 2007
4
Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family
I had, at first, treated the Coelogyneae as part of the "reed-stem" complex, possibly b ecause of similar seed structure, but none of the C oelogyneae has a truly reed-stem habit and some are clearly cormous. Placing the Coelogyneae next to ...
Robert L. Dressler, 1993
5
Plant Propagation
It differs from bulbs in being almost entirely made up of stem tissues with few scale leaves; whereas a bulb consists mostly of fleshy scales. The typical examples of cormous plants are gladiolus, crocus and water chestnut (Elcocharis tuberosa).
M. K. Sadhu, 1989
6
The Siege of Jerusalem
With loude clarioun cry and [with cormous] pypys, Tymbris and tabourris tonelande loude, 530 3euen a sch[r]i[k]ande schout; schrynken be Iewes As womman [welter] schal in + swem whan hire \>e water ne3eb. [}?ey] lacchen launces anon, ...
Ralph Hanna, David Lawton, 2003
7
Flora of North America: Magnoliophyta: Commelinidae (in ...
Lower glumes 1-veined, 0.3–4.5 mm long; disarticulation always above the glumes; lemmas unawned, never with hairs more than 1 mm long; culms never with cormous bases; distal florets in the spikelets sometimes reduced, not forming a ...
Flora of North America Editorial Committee, 2007
8
Bulbs for Warm Climates
Old World species are either bulbous, cormous, or rhizomatous, while the rootstocks of the New World species may consist of tunicated bulbs, rhizomes, or tuberous or fibrous roots. Although older literature erroneously described some New ...
Thad M. Howard, 2010
9
Spray Oils Beyond 2000: Sustainable Pest and Disease ...
... juniper yellow cedar Japanese cedar cyclamen grevillea giant or king protea waratah Japanese barberry sacred bamboo Christmas bush pittosporum cotoneaster hawthorn bulbous perennial 1,2 1998 cormous perennial 1,2 1998 cormous ...
G. A. C. Beattie, 2002
10
The South African what Flower is That?
This genus of cormous perennials has yellow, orange, salmon-pink or lilac flowers, most of which are only open for a day, although the flowering spike bears a number of flowers in succession. Easily grown in any soil, homerias often self- seed ...
Kristo Pienaar, 2000

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CORMOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cormous is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Colorful, spring-blooming bulbs from South Africa
A cormous perennial, this corn lily is also available in a host of colors, though more prominently in pinks, reds and creams. It sends up reed-like ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Nov 13»
2
More to spring
A cormous perennial from South Africa, the peacock iris is found on stony flats and slopes, hence it does best in a fast-draining sandy soil in full ... «Southland Times, Oct 13»
3
Spring bulbs are much more than tulips and irises
These small, cormous South African bulbs are pretty much fail-safe and will naturalize over time. I've planted mine among fragrant freesias for ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Oct 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cormous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cormous>. Jul 2020 ».
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