Definition of pulvinulus in English:

pulvinulus

noun

  • 1Botany. In certain lichens, especially ones of the genus Parmelia: any of a number of spongy, sometimes highly branched, outgrowths arising from the thallus. rare.

  • 2Botany= pulvinule. rare.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Loudon (1783–1843), landscape gardener and horticultural writer. From scientific Latin pulvinulus from classical Latin pulvīnulus from pulvīnus cushion, pillow + -ulus.

Pronunciation

pulvinulus

/pʌlˈvɪnjʊləs/