from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling or containing grume; thick; viscid; clotted: as, grumous blood.
  • In botany, formed of coarse grains, as some clustered tubercular roots. Also grumose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Resembling or containing grume; thick; concreted; clotted.
  • adjective (Bot.) See Grumose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Resembling grume; thick and lumpy; soft and semisolid

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass


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  • grumous thick; clotted

    January 9, 2007

  • Our appetites finally doom us;

    Our blood becomes fatty and grumous.

    The lesson thus learned

    Is painfully earned

    And wisdom is sadly posthumous.

    March 30, 2018