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Glabrous

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Adjective
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gla=brous

CIDE DICTIONARY

Glabrousa. [L. glaber; cf. Gr. hollow, smooth, to hollow.].
     Smooth; having a surface without hairs or any unevenness.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Glabrous, adj. free from hair or down; smooth skinned.

Etymology
L glaber glabri hairless

THESAURUS

Glabrous

acomous, bald, bald-headed, beardless, clean-shaven, depilous, downy, even, flat, glabrate, glabrescent, hairless, leiotrichous, level, plane, regular, shaven, smooth, smooth-faced, smooth-shaven, smooth-textured, suave, tonsured, unbroken, uniform, unrough, unroughened, unruffled

ROGET THESAURUS

Glabrous

Smoothness

N smoothness, polish, gloss, lubricity, lubrication, down, velvet, velure, silk, satin, velveteen, velour, velours, velumen, glass, ice, slide, bowling green, asphalt, wood pavement, flagstone, flags, roller, steam roller, lawn roller, rolling pin, rolling mill, sand paper, emery paper, emery cloth, sander, flat iron, sad iron, burnisher, turpentine and beeswax, polish, shoe polish, lapidary, lapidary, lapidarian, smooth, polished, leiodermatous, slick, velutinous, even, level, plane, sleek, glossy, silken, silky, lanate, downy, velvety, glabrous, slippery, glassy, lubricous, oily, soft, unwrinkled, smooth as glass, smooth as ice, smooth as monumental alabaster, smooth as velvet, smooth as oil, slippery as an eel, woolly, smooth as silk, slippery as coonshit on a pump handle, slippery as a greased pig.


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