Definition of Pulvini

1. Noun. (plural of pulvinus) ¹



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Definition of Pulvini

1. pulvinus [n] - See also: pulvinus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulvini

pulverulous
pulvil
pulvilio
pulvilios
pulvillar
pulville
pulvilled
pulvilles
pulvilli
pulvillus
pulvils
pulvinae
pulvinar
pulvinars
pulvinate
pulvini (current term)
pulvinic acid
pulvinoid
pulvinus
pulwar
pulwars
puly
puma
pumalike
pumas
pumelo
pumelos
pumicate
pumicated
pumicates

Literary usage of Pulvini

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1. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"Stem diffuse; internodes orbicular-obovate; pulvini with numerous reddish brown ... Stem prostrate; internodes elliptic or obovate, dark green; pulvini with ..."

2. Physical Expression, Its Modes and Principles by Francis Warner (1886)
"... direct and empirical—Impressionability and retentiveness—Nutrition ; its signs—Movements in plants; pulvini, by unequal growth—Expression by form, ..."

3. The Power of Movement in Plants by Charles Darwin, Francis Darwin (1900)
"... terminal leaflet—Trifolium— Desmodium: rudimentary lateral leaflets, movements of, not developed on young plants, state of their pulvini—Cassia: complex ..."

4. Physical Expression: Its Modes and Principles by Francis Warner (1885)
"... direct and empirical—Impressionability and retentiveness—Nutrition ; its signs—Movements in plants; pulvini, by unequal growth—Expression by form, ..."

5. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"... movements of leaves— Presence of pulvini—The less ning of radiation the final cause of ... pulvini ..."

6. Roman Sacrificial Altars: An Archaeological Study of Monuments in Rome by Helen Cox Bowerman (1913)
"Here the upper surface between the pulvini is not flat, as in the later altars of ... An extra member is represented above the pulvini, extending across the ..."

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