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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Squarrose \Squar*rose"\ (skw[o^]r*r[o^]s" or skw[o^]r"r[=o]s`; 277), a. [L. squarrosus (perhaps) scurfy, scabby.] Ragged or full of loose scales or projecting parts; rough; jagged; as: (a) (Bot. & Zool.) Consisting of scales widely divaricating; having scales, small leaves, or other bodies, spreading widely from the axis on which they are crowded; -- said of a calyx or stem. (b) (Bot.) Divided into shreds or jags, raised above the plane of the leaf, and not parallel to it; -- said of a leaf. (c) (Zool.) Having scales spreading every way, or standing upright, or at right angles to the surface; -- said of a shell. [1913 Webster] Squarrose-slashed (Bot.), doubly slashed, with the smaller divisions at right angles to the others, as a leaf. --Lindley. [1913 Webster]