peronate

adjective pero·nate \ pəˈrōnə̇t , ˈperəˌnāt \

Definition of peronate

:having a mealy or woolly covering resembling a boot or stocking used of the stipe of a mushroom

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Origin and Etymology of peronate

Latin peronatus having boots of untanned leather, from peron-, pero hide boot (probably from pera leather sack, pouch, from Greek pēra) + -atus -ate


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