Puberulent Pu*ber"u*lent, a. [See {Pubis}.] (Bot.) Very minutely downy. [1913 Webster]

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  • puberulent — [pyo͞o ber′yo͞o lənt] adj. [< L puber, adult, covered with soft down + ULENT] covered with fine hairs or down …   English World dictionary

  • puberulent — adjective Etymology: Latin puber pubescent + English ulent (as in pulverulent) Date: 1847 covered with fine pubescence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • puberulent — /pyooh ber yeuh leuhnt, ber euh /, adj. Bot., Zool. minutely pubescent. Also, puberulous /pyooh ber yeuh leuhs, ber euh /. [1860 65; < L puber (see PUBERTY) + ULENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • puberulent — adjective covered in soft, downy hairs See Also: puberty …   Wiktionary

  • puberulent —   , adj. puberulous.   Covered with minute hairs or very fine down; finely pubescent, e.g. the exposed tip of the microsporophylls of Cycas wadei, and the male cone peduncles of Zamia poeppigiana.   See also hirsute, lanate, pilose, sericeous,… …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • puberulent — pu·ber·u·lent …   English syllables

  • puberulent —   a. covered with minute down …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • puberulent — adjective covered with fine soft hairs or down downy milkweed seeds • Syn: ↑downy, ↑pubescent, ↑sericeous • Similar to: ↑hairy, ↑haired, ↑hirsute …   Useful english dictionary

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