lacunose etymology

English word lacunose comes from English lacuna, English -ose

Detailed word origin of lacunose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lacuna English (eng) (microscopy) A space visible between cells, allowing free passage of light.. (translation studies) A language gap, which occurs when there is no direct translation in the target language for a lexical term found in the source language. A small opening; a small pit or depression; a small blank space; a gap or vacancy; a hiatus.. An absent part, especially in a book or other piece of writing, [...]
-ose English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars. Full of, like.
lacunose English (eng) Full of gaps or lacunae.

Words with the same origin as lacunose

Descendants of -ose
agarose arabinoside biose caseose cutose cytosine dambose decose dextrose favose fructose fructoside galactose gentianose granulose hexosamine octose paucimannose rhamnose rutinose streptose sucrose tremellose venulose