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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History and Etymology for 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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“Peronate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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