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pappose

[pap-ohs]
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adjective Botany.
  1. having or forming a pappus.
  2. downy.
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Also pap·pous [pap-uh s] /ˈpæp əs/.

Origin of pappose

First recorded in 1625–35; papp(us) + -ose1
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