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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
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