glabrate

[gley-breyt, -brit]

adjective

Zoology. glabrous.
Botany. becoming glabrous; somewhat glabrous.

Nearby words

  1. gl.,
  2. gla,
  3. glabella,
  4. glabellum,
  5. glaber,
  6. glabrescent,
  7. glabrous,
  8. glace,
  9. glace bay,
  10. glacial

Origin of glabrate

1855–60; < Latin glabrātus (past participle of glabrāre to make bare, deprive of hair), equivalent to glabr-, stem of glaber without hair, smooth + -ātus -ate1

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Medicine definitions for glabrate

glabrate

[glābrāt′, -brĭt]

adj.

Glabrous.

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