One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Covered with short, stiff adpressed hairs.
- ‘Leaf petioles are covered with adpressed strigose hairs.’
- ‘The species with strigose tarsi may be differentiated by the following key.’
Finely grooved or furrowed.
Late 18th century: from Latin striga ‘swathe, furrow’ + -ose.
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