tomentose

adjective
to·​men·​tose | \ tō-ˈmen-ˌtōs How to pronounce tomentose (audio) , ˈtō-mən- \

Definition of tomentose

: covered with densely matted woolly hairs a tomentose leaf

First Known Use of tomentose

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tomentose

New Latin tomentosus, from tomentum

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“Tomentose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tomentose. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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