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  • adj. Becoming glabrous, hairless, or smooth; glabrate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, becoming glabrous, as organs that are hairy in the bud or young state and glabrous with age.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking hair or a similar growth or tending to become hairless

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Examples

  • The glabrescent Turd Blossom has nothing more to do except write a book...and ignore subpoenas!

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  • The _leaf-sheath_ is glabrous or glabrescent and sometimes hirsute; margin is ciliate.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • The _leaf-blade_ is flat, linear-lanceolate, acuminate, softly pubescent or glabrescent on both the surfaces, with rounded or subcordate base and margins minutely serrate and ciliate, 2 to 6 inches long 1/6 to 1/2 inch broad; the midrib is distinct though slender with four to six main veins on each side.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • The stem is slender or stout, usually glabrous though occasionally glabrescent or pubescent, channelled on one side, branched from base upwards, and leafy.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

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