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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Definitions for glabrous

  1. Smooth; having a surface without hairs, projections, or any unevenness.

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Citations for glabrous
This species has a bluish-tinged body completely covered in white flecking in the typical species, though completely glabrous green variants are also seen without any of the body flecking. Kevin G. Belmonte, The Philippine Star
We offered to the rebarbative Senator Patrick Leahy's demands on us amused resistance and the promise to buy the glabrous old boy a proper hairpiece. R Emmett Tyrrell Jr., The American Spectator
Origin of glabrous
Glabrous is from Latin glaber, "smooth, bald."