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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Cormus  \Cor"mus\  (k[^o]r"m[u^]s),  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  kormo`s  the 
  trunk  of  a  tree  (with  the  boughs  cut  off),  fr  kei`rein  to 
  1.  (Bot.)  See  {Corm}. 
  2.  (Biol.)  A  vegetable  or  animal  made  up  of  a  number  of 
  individuals,  such  as  for  example,  would  be  formed  by  a 
  process  of  budding  from  a  parent  stalk  wherre  the  buds 
  remain  attached.