velutinous

[ vuh-loot-n-uhs ]
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adjective
  1. having a soft, velvety surface, as certain plants.

Origin of velutinous

1
First recorded in 1820–30; from New Latin velūtīnus “velvety”; see velvet, -ine1, -ous

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velutinous

/ (vəˈluːtɪnəs) /


adjective
  1. covered with short dense soft hairs: velutinous leaves

Origin of velutinous

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C19: from New Latin velūtīnus like velvet

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