Peronate

Peronate

Per"o*nate\, a. [L. peronatus rough?booted, fr. pero, -onis, a kind of rough boot.] (Bot.) A term applied to the stipes or stalks of certain fungi which are covered with a woolly substance which at length becomes powdery. --Henslow.
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