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puberulent

[pyoo-ber-yuh-luh nt, -ber-uh-] /pyuˈbɛr yə lənt, -ˈbɛr ə-/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
minutely pubescent.
Also, puberulous
[pyoo-ber-yuh-luh s, -ber-uh-] /pyuˈbɛr yə ləs, -ˈbɛr ə-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Latin pūber- (see puberty) + -ulent
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British Dictionary definitions for puberulous

puberulent

/pjʊˈbɛrjʊlənt/
adjective
1.
(biology) covered with very fine down; finely pubescent
Word Origin
C19: from Latin pūber
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