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2 definitions found
 for tomentum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tomentum \To*men"tum\, n.; pl. Tomenta. [L. See Tomentose. ]
     (Bot.)
     The closely matted hair or downy nap covering the leaves or
     stems of some plants.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tomentum
      n 1: filamentous hairlike growth on a plant; "peach fuzz" [syn:
           hair, fuzz, tomentum]
      2: a network of tiny blood vessels between the cerebral surface
         of the pia mater and the cerebral cortex [syn: tomentum,
         tomentum cerebri]

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