stupeous

adjective
stu·​pe·​ous | \ -pēəs \

Definition of stupeous

: resembling tow : having long loose scales or matted filaments : stupose

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History and Etymology for stupeous

Latin stupeus, stuppeus made of tow, from stupa, stuppa tow + -eus -eous

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“Stupeous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stupeous. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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