noun \tō-ˈmen-təm\
plural to·men·ta \-tə\

Definition of TOMENTUM

:  pubescence composed of densely matted woolly hairs

Origin of TOMENTUM

New Latin, from Latin, cushion stuffing
First Known Use: 1699

Rhymes with TOMENTUM


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