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Origin of pulvinate
OTHER WORDS FROM pulvinatepul·vi·nate·ly, adverbun·pul·vi·nate, adjectiveun·pul·vi·nat·ed, adjective
Words nearby pulvinate
Example sentences from the Web for pulvinate
Pulvinate: Surface the segment of a circle, but decidedly convex (Fig. 143, d).The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
The pileus is pulvinate-ungulate, much dilated, deeply sulcate; cinnamon, then brown or blackish; very much cracked or rimose.
Patouillard claims that Hypoxylon melanaspis has same spores and structure, and is the pulvinate form of Camillea Leprieurii.
The pileus is somewhat coriaceous, firm, pulvinate, villous.
British Dictionary definitions for pulvinate
- shaped like a cushion
- (of a leafstalk) having a pulvinus