floccose

adjective floc·cose \ˈfläˌkōs\

Definition of floccose

  1. :  having or covered with tufts of soft woolly hairs that are often deciduous —used especially of plants

floccosely

\-lē\ adverb

floccosity

\fläˈkäsətē\ noun, plural

-es

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Origin and Etymology of floccose

Late Latin floccosus, from Latin floccus + -osus -ose


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