adjective Zoology, Botany.
having a surface devoid of hair or pubescence.

1630–40; < Latin glabr- (stem of glaber) smooth, hairless + -ous

subglabrous, adjective Unabridged
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glabrous or glabrate (ˈɡleɪbrəs, ˈɡleɪbreɪt, -brɪt)
biology without hair or a similar growth; smooth: a glabrous stem
[C17 glabrous, from Latin glaber]
glabrate or glabrate
[C17 glabrous, from Latin glaber]
'glabrousness or glabrate

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glabrous gla·brous (glā'brəs)
Having no hairs or projections, especially on body parts that normally have hair; smooth.

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Example sentences
Blade upper surfaces glabrous except for long hairs at the bases and lower margins.
Glabrous skin on the human body, glabrous skin is skin that is hairless.
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