Definition for SQUAR'ROUS

SQUAR'ROUS, a. [Qu. Gr. εσχαρα, scurf.]

In botany, ragged, or full of loose scales; rough; jagged. A squarrous calyx consists of scales very widely divaricating; a squarrous leaf is divided into shreds or jags, raised above the plane of the leaf, and nor parallel to it. – Martyn.

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