velutinous [vuh-loot-n-uh s]
1. having a soft, velvety surface, as certain plants.
velvety, creamy, gossamer, feathery, silky, hairy, furry, velveteen, velour, downy, frizzy, kinky, woolly, fleecy, fuzzy, light, soft, featherlike, plumate
velpeau bandage, velsen, veltheimia, velum, velure, velvet, velvet ant, velvet bean, velvet carpet, velvet glove
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Origin: First recorded in 1820–30, velutinous is from the New Latin word velūtīnus literally, velvety. See velvet, -ine, -ous
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VELUTINOUS
Velutinous : velvety: clothed with dense, soft, short hair, like velvet.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGY|JOHN. B. SMITH
Its delicate fabric hath the colour Of lovely and velutinous skin.
ENAMELS AND CAMEOS AND OTHER POEMS|THOPHILE GAUTIER
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