sâmara glaba

English translation: glabrous samara

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Portuguese term or phrase:sâmara glaba
English translation:glabrous samara
Entered by: Gilla Evans

20:49 Dec 26, 2010
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
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Portuguese term or phrase: sâmara glaba
o fruto é uma sâmara glaba e marrom
Andre Damasceno
Brazil
Local time: 07:57
glabrous samara
Explanation:
glabrous means hairless, smooth
and samara is a dry indehiscent one-seeded fruit with a winglike extension to aid dispersal (like ash or maple) - also known as key fruit

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glabrous samara


Explanation:
glabrous means hairless, smooth
and samara is a dry indehiscent one-seeded fruit with a winglike extension to aid dispersal (like ash or maple) - also known as key fruit

Collins English Dictionary

Gilla Evans
Local time: 09:57
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agree  Filippe Vasconcellos de Freitas Guimarães: "Glabrous" can also be a particularly literate insult, of course... :)
3 hrs
  -> Thank you fvasconcellos. It must be very literate, I've never come across it! ;-)

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
2 days 12 hrs
  -> thanks, Muriel!
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