Tomentose meaning

tō-mĕntōs, tōmən-
Covered with short, dense, matted hairs.
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Covered with a dense layer of short, matted, woolly hairs.
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Covered with short, dense, matted hairs.
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(biology, entomology) In entomology and plant morphology, a taxonomic component which is covered in hairs. There will be dense matted hairs on leaf, stem or seed.
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Origin of tomentose

  • New Latin tōmentōsus from Latin tōmentum cushion stuffing

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition