[pyoo-ber-yuh-luhnt, -ber-uh-]
adjective Botany, Zoology.
minutely pubescent.
Also, puberulous [pyoo-ber-yuh-luhs, -ber-uh-] .

1860–65; < Latin pūber- (see puberty) + -ulent Unabridged
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puberulent (pjʊˈbɛrjʊlənt)
biology covered with very fine down; finely pubescent
[C19: from Latin pūber]

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Example sentences
Annual, biennial or perennial plants, glabrous throughout or puberulent toward the base.
The shoot is ascending to erect, the herbage is puberulent.
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