subglabrous

glabrous

[gley-bruhs]
adjective Zoology, Botany.
having a surface devoid of hair or pubescence.

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

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

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

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