velutinous

adjective ve·lu·ti·nous \və̇ˈlütənəs\

Definition of velutinous

  1. :  covered with a fine and dense silky pubescence :  velvety

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Origin and Etymology of velutinous

New Latin velutinus, from Medieval Latin velutum velvet (probably from Old Italian velluto shaggy from—assumed—Vulgar Latin villutus) + Latin -inus -ine


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