adjectiveBotany & Zoology
- Free from hair or down; smooth.More example sentences
- 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'.