pappose

[ pap-ohs ]
/ ˈpæp oʊs /

adjective Botany.

having or forming a pappus.

Nearby words

  1. papp, joseph,
  2. pappadam,
  3. pappardelle,
  4. pappenheimer,
  5. pappenheimer body,
  6. pappus,
  7. pappus of alexandria,
  8. pappy,
  9. paprika,
  10. papua

Also pap·pous [pap-uh s] /ˈpæp əs/.

Origin of pappose

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

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