pappose

[ pap-ohs ]
/ ˈpæp oʊs /

adjective Botany.

having or forming a pappus.

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Also pap·pous [pap-uhs]. /ˈpæp əs/.

Origin of pappose

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