Definition of glabrate in English:
adjectiveBotany & Zoology
Free from hair or down; smooth.
- It is a glabrate plant with linear herbaceous leaves.
- The very glabrate phase of the plant seems worthy of distinction.
- The young twigs are glabrate, or only sparingly pubescent.
Mid 19th century: from Latin glabratus, past participle of glabrare 'make bald or smooth'.
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