from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Covered with soft, short hair; downy.
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- adj. Alternative form of lanuginose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Downy; covered with soft fine hairs like down: specifically said in botany of the surfaces of plants, and in entomology of the clothing of insects.
From Latin lānūginōsus, from lānūgō, lānūgin-, lanugo; see lanugo.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)