Definition of parenchymatous in US English:

parenchymatous

adjective

Botany
  • Consisting of or relating to the cellular tissue making up the softer parts of leaves, pulp of fruits, bark and pith of stems, etc.

    ‘parenchymatous cells are rare in the twigs and roots’

Origin

Mid 17th century: from parenchyma + -ous.

Pronunciation

parenchymatous

/ˌpɛrəŋˈkɪmədəs//ˌperəNGˈkimədəs/