Origin of pulvinate
Examples from the Web for pulvinate
The pileus is somewhat coriaceous, firm, pulvinate, villous.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
Pulvinate: Surface the segment of a circle, but decidedly convex (Fig. 143, d).The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
Patouillard claims that Hypoxylon melanaspis has same spores and structure, and is the pulvinate form of Camillea Leprieurii.
British Dictionary definitions for pulvinate
- shaped like a cushion
- (of a leafstalk) having a pulvinus