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puberulent

[ pyoo-ber-yuh-luhnt, -ber-uh- ]
/ pyuˈbɛr yə lənt, -ˈbɛr ə- /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.
minutely pubescent.
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Also pu·ber·u·lous [pyoo-ber-yuh-luhs, -ber-uh-]. /pyuˈbɛr yə ləs, -ˈbɛr ə-/.

Origin of puberulent

1860–65; <Latin pūber- (see puberty) + -ulent

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British Dictionary definitions for puberulent

puberulent
/ (pjʊˈbɛrjʊlənt) /

adjective
biology covered with very fine down; finely pubescent

Word Origin for puberulent

C19: from Latin pūber
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