noun, plural to·men·ta [tuh-men-tuh]. /təˈmɛn tə/. Botany, Entomology.
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Nothing can exceed the difference between the two, both in shape and tomentum.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
The foxy flavor, the tomentum of the leaf, the pulpy flesh, and the usually continuous tendrils are all from Labrusca.The Grapes of New York|U. P. Hedrick
The upper surface of the pileus is smooth, or sometimes more or less covered with a tomentum similar to that on the margin.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.|George Francis Atkinson