tomentose


to·men·tose

adjective \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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: tomentous
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Tomentella
All Words Near: tomentose

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up tomentose? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More