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tomentose

[tuh-men-tohs, toh-muh n-tohs] /təˈmɛn toʊs, ˈtoʊ mənˌtoʊs/
adjective, Botany, Entomology
1.
closely covered with down or matted hair.
Origin of tomentose
1690-1700
1690-1700; < New Latin tōmentōsus. See tomentum, -ose1
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