Pulvinate definition

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Shaped like a cushion.
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(botany) Having a swelling at the base. Used of a leafstalk.
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(architecture) Having a convex face or profile.

A pulvinated frieze.

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Cushionlike.
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(bot.) Having a pulvinus.
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Shaped like a cushion.
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(botany) Having a swelling at the base. Used of a leafstalk.
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(architecture) Curved convexly or swelled.

A pulvinated frieze.

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(zoology) Having the form of a cushion.
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Origin of pulvinate

  • Latin pulvīnātus from pulvīnus cushion

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin pulvinatus, from pulvinus (“a cushion, an elevation").

    From Wiktionary