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floccose


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Floccose  \Floc*cose"\,  a.  [L.  floccosus  Cf  2d  {Flock},  n.] 
  1.  Spotted  with  small  tufts  like  wool.  --Wright. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Having  tufts  of  soft  hairs,  which  are  often 
  deciduous. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  floccose 
  adj  :  (of  plants)  having  tufts  of  soft  woolly  hairs 




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