[ tuh-men-tohs, toh-muh n-tohs ]
/ təˈmɛn toʊs, ˈtoʊ mənˌtoʊs /

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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