consperse


consperse
adj. [L. conpersus, besprinkled]
Thickly and irregularly scattered with minute markings.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • consperse — kənzˈpərs, (ˈ)känz| , kənˈsp , (ˈ)kän|sp adjective Etymology: Latin conspersus, past participle of conspergere : thickly and irregularly strewn (as with fine spots or punctures) * * * consperse, a. (kənˈspɜːs) [ad. L. conspers us, pa. pple. of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • consperse — con·sperse …   English syllables

  • cospergere — co·spèr·ge·re v.tr. (io cospèrgo) LE bagnare, cospargere: trasse Amor l empio tosco, onde consperse | poi la mia Maga il lin, che mi coperse | il nudo sen (Tasso) {{line}} {{/line}} VARIANTI: conspergere. DATA: av. 1321. ETIMO: dal lat.… …   Dizionario italiano


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