Definition of rhizomatous in English:

rhizomatous

adjective

Botany
  • Of the nature of a rhizome; having or characterized by the possession of a rhizome; of or relating to a rhizome or rhizomes.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. From scientific Latin rhizomatosus from rhizomat-, rhizoma + classical Latin -ōsus.

Pronunciation

rhizomatous

/rʌɪˈzəʊmətəs/