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pap·pus

(pap'ŭs),
The first downy growth of beard.
[G. pappos, down]
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pappus

(păp′pŭs) [L.]
The first growth of beard hair appearing on the cheeks and chin as fine, downy hair.
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pappus

a circle of hairs formed from a modified CALYX found on the seeds of plants of the family Compositae, for example dandelion and thistle seeds. The pappus assists in the dispersal of the seeds by wind, acting as a kind of parachute.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Risparmiate quel che possedete: chi sparagna, guadagna; a callo a callo si forma il tornese; chi conserva, trova; chi ha donde, buona minestra condisce; serba, che pappi, e non fare che sfaccia; buoni sono gli amici e i parenti, trista la casa dove non c'e niente; chi ha danari, fabbrica, e chi ha vento, naviga; e chi non ha danaro e un tanghero e un asino, che in ogni tempo lo afferra lo spasimo; e percio, amico mio cortese, come hai l'entrata, cosi fa le spese; deretano quanto ne copri, terra quanta ne fiuti; come ti senti, cosi mena i denti; cucina piccola fa casa grande.
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