pappose(redirected from papposely)
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n. pl. pap·pi (păp′ī)
A modified calyx, composed of scales, bristles, or featherlike hairs, in plants of the composite family, such as the dandelion and the thistle.
pap′pose (-ōs) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||pappose - (of plants such as dandelions and thistles) having pappi or tufts of featherlike hairs or delicate bristles|