tomentum

play
noun to·men·tum \tō-ˈmen-təm\

Definition of tomentum

plural

tomenta

play play \-tə\
  1. :  pubescence composed of densely matted woolly hairs

Origin and Etymology of tomentum

New Latin, from Latin, cushion stuffing


First Known Use: 1699


Learn More about tomentum


Seen and Heard

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