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holosericeous

[hol-uh-si-rish-uh s, hoh-luh-] /ˌhɒl ə sɪˈrɪʃ əs, ˌhoʊ lə-/
adjective, Botany, Zoology.
1.
covered with short, silky hairs.
Origin of holosericeous
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; holo- + sericeous
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