puberulent


puberulent
/pyooh ber"yeuh leuhnt, -ber"euh-/, adj. Bot., Zool.
minutely pubescent.
Also, puberulous /pyooh ber"yeuh leuhs, -ber"euh-/.
[1860-65; < L puber- (see PUBERTY) + -ULENT]

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