Definition of Pappous

1. a. Pappose.



Definition of Pappous

1. Adjective. (botany) pappose ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pappous

1. pappus [adj] - See also: pappus

Medical Definition of Pappous

1. Pappose. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pappous

pappadums
pappardelle
pappataci fever
pappataci fever viruses
pappaw
papped
pappi
pappier
pappies
pappiest
pappiform
papping
pappoose
pappooses
pappose
pappous (current term)
pappus
pappuses
pappy
pappyshow
pappyshowed
pappyshowing
paprica
papricas
paprika
paprika sauce
paprikas
paprikash
paprikashes
papua new guinea

Literary usage of Pappous

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1. The Philosophical Transactions ... Abridged by Royal Society (Great Britain), John Lowthorp, Henry Jones, Andrew Reid, John Gray, John Eames, John Martyn (1722)
"... Vegetable is very admirable ; the Seed ¡has long and many Threads of Tomentum, not only that it may be carried every where by the Wind, as the pappous ..."

2. The Philosophical Transactions and Collections, to the End of the Year 1700 by Royal Society (Great Britain), John Lowthorp, Henry Jones, John Eames, John Martyn (1716)
"... long pappous ... 5 not only that it may be Carried every whereby the Wind, as the pappous and ..."

3. The Philosophical Transactions and Collections to the End of the Year MDCC by Royal Society (Great Britain)., John Lowthorp (1749)
"... long pappous Seeds, ... not only that it may be carried every where by the Wind, as the pappous and ..."

4. Journal by Liverpool Geological Association (1887)
"... of the sloth's stomach is adapted only to receive masticated pappous shoots and leaves, and makes provision for this apparent deficiency by compensating ..."

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