Definition of puberulent in English:

puberulent

adjective

Botany
  • Of a leaf, stem, etc.: slightly downy with very short hairs; minutely pubescent.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Probably from scientific Latin puberulus + -ent. Compare French pubérulent, scientific Latin puberulentus.

Pronunciation

puberulent

/pjʊˈbɛr(j)ʊlənt//pjʊˈbɛr(j)ʊl(ə)nt/