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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLABROUS

Pileus fleshy, convex, glabrous, grayish-red or chestnut-color.

The ligule is a distinct membrane and the nodes are glabrous.

The leaf-sheath is glabrous or nearly so, with hairs at the mouth.

The second glume is ovate-lanceolate, membranous, glabrous and 3-nerved.

The leaf-sheath is loose, glabrous, striate, margins not ciliate.

The sheath may also be glabrous or hairy, and grooved or not.

Leaves broad, flat and glabrous, but rough at the edges, with descending teeth.

Festuca elatior is easily confused with the glabrous Bromes.

All the Poas otherwise like it are glabrous, and without the ridges.

The leaves are lanceolate, glabrous, and a glossy-green with red veins.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from Latin glaber "hairless, smooth, bald" (see glad).

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