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tomentose

[ tuh-men-tohs, toh-muhn-tohs ]
/ təˈmɛn toʊs, ˈtoʊ mənˌtoʊs /
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adjective Botany, Entomology.
closely covered with down or matted hair.
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Origin of tomentose

From the New Latin word tōmentōsus, dating back to 1690–1700. See tomentum, -ose1
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