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Oct. 17th 2008 - Glabrous

gla·brous [ gláybrəss ]
adjective
Definition:
hairless: smooth and lacking hairs or bristles
glabrous leaves

[Mid-17th century. < Latin glaber "hairless"]

glabrous. Encarta.com. Encarta World English Dictionary.
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2008. http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_/glabrous.html (accessed: October 17, 2008).


Example:
Jill stared at her dinner date's glabrous pate. She was unsure what to say. Should she mention something now and spare him the embarrassment later or just wait for him to realize that when he removed his coat, his toupee had fallen off his head.
Tags: adjective, g, latin
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