Definition of Pulvinate

1. a. Curved convexly or swelled; as, a pulvinated frieze.



Definition of Pulvinate

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulvinate

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

Literary usage of Pulvinate

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1. Synopsis of the British Basidiomycetes: A Descriptive Catalogue of the by Worthington George Smith (1908)
"P. pulvinate, velvety, somewhat rugged behind, obsoletely zoned and ... P. pulvinate, whitish, yellowish or brownish, sometimes zoned dark brown; ..."

2. Manual of the Mosses of North America by Leo Lesquereux, Thomas Potts James (1884)
"Dioecious: plants small, irregularly pulvinate, pale green or yellowish above, ... Dioecious: plants of wide growth, loosely cespitose or pulvinate, ..."

3. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1900)
"From the first two it differs in the more tufted pulvinate habit, ... Densely pulvinate-caespitose, about 2 cm. high; leaves numerous, crowded, ..."

4. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences by Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences (1875)
"Pileus pulvinate, solid, and very firm, gray, slightly tomentose, ... Pileus pulvinate, brownish tinged with red, tomentose, tolerably firm. ..."

5. Guide to the British Mycetozoa Exhibited in the Department of Botany by Arthur Lister (1903)
"... pulvinate, composed of elongate confluent sporangia ; sporangium-walls not developed; capil- litium rising from the base in irregularly flattened and ..."

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