pap·​pose ˈpa-ˌpōs How to pronounce pappose (audio)
: having or being a pappus

Word History

First Known Use

1687, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pappose was in 1687

Dictionary Entries Near pappose

Cite this Entry

“Pappose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!