adjective Date: 1691 having or being a pappus

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  • Pappose — Pap*pose , a. (Bot.) Furnished with a pappus; downy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pappose — /pap ohs/, adj. Bot. 1. having or forming a pappus. 2. downy. Also, pappous /pap euhs/. [1625 35; PAPP(US) + OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pappose — pæpəʊs adj. fringed, tufted, having a downy or bristly appendage (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pappose — pap·pose …   English syllables

  • pappose — /ˈpæpoʊs/ (say papohs), /pæˈpoʊs/ (say pa pohs) adjective 1. having or forming a pappus. 2. downy …   Australian English dictionary

  • pappose — adjective (of plants such as dandelions and thistles) having pappi or tufts of featherlike hairs or delicate bristles • Similar to: ↑hairy, ↑haired, ↑hirsute • Topics: ↑plant, ↑flora, ↑plant life …   Useful english dictionary

  • pappose seta — Shaft thin with long, flexible, sparsely to densely arranged setules, irregularly distributed along shaft; annulus probably absent; pore absent or present [Ingle, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • seta — A cuticular hair arising from the outside of the exoskeleton [Warner, 1977]. A cuticular outgrowth having recognizable basal articulation [Ingle, 1992]. A cuticular process that is clearly articulated with the basal cuticle. This structure comes… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Roughness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Roughness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 roughness roughness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 tooth tooth grain texture ripple Sgm: N 1 asperity asperity rugosity salebrosity| corrugation …   English dictionary for students

  • epappose — (ˈ)ē+ adjective Etymology: e + pappose : not pappose …   Useful english dictionary

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