holosericeous
adj. [Gr. holos, whole; serikos, silken]
Covered with minute silky or shiny hair-like structures.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • holosericeous — /hol euh si rish euhs, hoh leuh /, adj. Bot., Zool. covered with short, silky hairs. [1825 35; HOLO + SERICEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • holosericeous — holo·sericeous …   English syllables

  • holosericeous — “+ adjective Etymology: hol + sericeous : covered with silky hair : entirely sericeous * * * /hol euh si rish euhs, hoh leuh /, adj. Bot., Zool. covered with short, silky hairs. [1825 35; HOLO + SERICEOUS] …   Useful english dictionary

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