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Synonyms for floss

a soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery

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a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth


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use dental floss to clean

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Known among botanists as Chorisia speciosa, the floss silk tree belongs to the same family as the baobab and the kapok.
4 Floss Silk trees, originally from Brazil and officially called Chorisia speciosa, come into full bloom in September here in Southern California, sporting a majestic pink cloud of large hibiscus-like flowers.
The floss silk tree (Chorisia speciosa) is considered among the most beautiful trees in the world.
And around the lawn, tree ferns, banana plants, and a floss silk tree thrive in Oakland's nearly frost-free climate (Sunset climate zone 17).
Water causes the floss silk fibers to swell and form a non-irritating friction with the skin, leading to immediate results without waiting for days.
The money tree has a succulent trunk that may remind you of the floss silk tree (Chorisia speciosa), a close botanical relative.