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pappose

[pap-ohs] /ˈpæp oʊs/
adjective, Botany
1.
having or forming a pappus.
2.
Also, pappous
[pap-uh s] /ˈpæp əs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; papp(us) + -ose1
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