Origin of depauperate
Related formsde·pau·per·a·tion [dih-paw-puh-rey-shuh n] /dɪˌpɔ pəˈreɪ ʃən/, noun
Examples from the Web for depauperate
The muralis gopher is a depauperate form clearly belonging to the bottae group.
Depauperate, impoverished or starved, and so below the natural size.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Probably a depauperate form of Ophióglossum vulgàtum and about half as large.The Fern Lover's Companion|George Henry Tilton
It looks like a depauperate L. epidendrum, but seems to be constantly collected.The North American Slime-Moulds|Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
The species was probably first named from poor or depauperate specimens.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons