Etymology
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glabrous (adj.)

1630s, from Latin glaber "hairless, smooth, bald," from PIE *glhdro- "smooth" (compare Old Church Slavonic gladuku, Lithuanian glodus "smooth").

updated on May 15, 2017

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Definitions of glabrous from WordNet

glabrous (adj.)
having no hair or similar growth; smooth;
glabrous leaves
a glabrous scalp
glabrous stems
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