Stupeous
Stupeous Stu"pe*ous, a. [L. stupa, or better stuppa, tow; cf. L. stuppeus made of tow. Cf. {Stupose}.] Resembling tow; having long, loose scales, or matted filaments, like tow; stupose. [1913 Webster]

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  • stupeous — adj. [L. stupa, coarse fiber of flax or hemp, tow] Covered with fiber like filaments …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • stupeous — stu·pe·ous …   English syllables

  • stupeous —   a. tow like.    ♦ stupose, a. having tow like tufts …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • stupeous — pēəs adjective Etymology: Latin stupeus, stuppeus made of tow, from stupa, stuppa tow + eus eous : resembling tow : having long loose scales or matted filaments : stupose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stupose — Stu*pose, a. [L. stupa, or better stuppa, tow. Cf. {Stupeous}.] (Bot.) Composed of, or having, tufted or matted filaments like tow; stupeous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stuppeous — see stupeous a …   Useful english dictionary

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