velutinous

velutinous

[vuh-loot-n-uhs]
adjective
having a soft, velvety surface, as certain plants.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin velūtīnus literally, velvety. See velvet, -ine1, -ous

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velutinous (vəˈluːtɪnəs)
 
adj
covered with short dense soft hairs: velutinous leaves
 
[C19: from New Latin velūtīnus like velvet]

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