Definition of Puberulent

1. Adjective. Covered with fine soft hairs or down. "Downy milkweed seeds"

Exact synonyms: Downy, Pubescent, Sericeous
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Similar to: Haired, Hairy, Hirsute
Derivative terms: Down, Downiness



Definition of Puberulent

1. a. Very minutely downy.

Definition of Puberulent

1. Adjective. covered in soft, downy hairs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Puberulent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puberulent

pubbiest
pubbing
pubbish
pubble
pubby
pubcaster
pubcasters
pubco
pubcos
pube
puberal
pubertal
pubertally
puberties
puberty
puberulent (current term)
pubes
pubescence
pubescences
pubescency
pubescent
pubescently
pubgoer
pubgoers
pubic
pubic bone
pubic hair
pubic hairs
pubic lice
pubic louse

Literary usage of Puberulent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... from Maryland to Georgia and Alabama first coll. by Curtis. S. bicolor, I-. puberulent, commonly cinereous : stem often hirsute ..."

2. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"leaves oblong or even obovate, narrowed to a rather long, often rarely puberulent; darker green than in the next species; radical long, the cauline similar ..."

3. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"1905.;—Very common on rocky ridges and steep slopes: from New Mexico to British America. unilateral), more or less glandular-puberulent : calyx campanulate, ..."

4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1867)
"... terminating in a foliaceous slightly-denticulate apex, bordered •with glands and somewhat puberulent, spreading at flowering, then erect, 2 entire, ..."

5. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Annual or biennial, erect, very slender, simple or diffuse, 1-4 din. high, glabrous, the branchlets and capsules puberulent; caulim leaves linear-filiform, ..."

6. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Erect, puberulent, 2-9 dm. high; leaves linear to narrowly oblanceolate, entire or nearly so, minutely puberulent ..."

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