Definition of pannose in English:

pannose

adjective

Botany
  • Having the texture or appearance of woollen cloth; felted.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From classical Latin pannōsus consisting of rags, having the appearance of rags from pannus cloth + -ōsus.

Pronunciation

pannose

/paˈnəʊs/