from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Covered with dense, soft, silky hairs.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having a layer of soft short hairs, like velvet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the surface covered with a fine and dense silky pubescence; velvety.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling velvet; velvety; soft.
From New Latin velūtīnus, from Medieval Latin velūtum, velvet, from Vulgar Latin *villūtus; see velvet.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)