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tomentose

tomentose

adjective to·men·tose \tō-ˈmen-ˌtōs, ˈtō-mən-\

Definition of TOMENTOSE

:  covered with densely matted woolly hairs <a tomentose leaf>

Origin of TOMENTOSE

New Latin tomentosus, from tomentum
First Known Use: 1698

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