American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Botany Almost glabrous or becoming glabrous with age or maturity: glabrate stems.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In zoology, smooth; bald; glabrous; having no hair or other appendages.—
- In botany, becoming glabrous from age; somewhat glabrous.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Becoming smooth or glabrous from age.
- glabr(ous) + -ate1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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