tomentum

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noun to·men·tum \tō-ˈmen-təm\

Definition of tomentum

plural

tomenta

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  1. :  pubescence composed of densely matted woolly hairs

Origin and Etymology of tomentum

New Latin, from Latin, cushion stuffing


First Known Use: 1699


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