Latin. n. Hair, hair of the head, mane of animal, wool, fleece, foliage, leaves, rays.
- n. A state of profound insensibility from which it is difficult or impossible to rouse a person. See Carus.
- n. (Astron.) The envelope of a comet; a nebulous covering, which surrounds the nucleus or body of a comet.
- (Bot.) A tuft or bunch, - as the assemblage of branches forming the head of a tree; or a cluster of bracts when empty and terminating the inflorescence of a plant; or a tuft of long hairs on certain seeds.
- Coma Berenices (Astron.), a small constellation north of Virgo; - called also Berenice's Hair.