holosericeous

[ hol-uh-si-rish-uh s, hoh-luh- ]
/ ˌhɒl ə sɪˈrɪʃ əs, ˌhoʊ lə- /

adjective Botany, Zoology.

covered with short, silky hairs.

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Origin of holosericeous

First recorded in 1825–35; holo- + sericeous
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