Origin: L, a flock of wool.

1. <ornithology, zoology> The tuft of hair terminating the tail of mammals. A tuft of feathers on the head of young birds.

2. <botany> A woolly filament sometimes occuring with the sporules of certain fungi.

(01 Mar 1998)

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