pap-pose

pappose

[pap-ohs]
adjective Botany.
1.
having or forming a pappus.
Also, pappous [pap-uhs] .


Origin:
1625–35; papp(us) + -ose1

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pappose

adjective
(of plants such as dandelions and thistles) having pappi or tufts of featherlike hairs or delicate bristles 
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