[puhl-vuh-neyt] /ˈpʌl vəˌneɪt/
having the shape of a ; resembling a cushion; cushion-shaped.
having a .
Also, pulvinar. Architecture. (of a frieze or the like) having a convex surface from top to bottom.
(architect) (of a frieze) curved convexly; having a swelling
[puhl-vahy-nuh s] /pʌlˈvaɪ nəs/ noun, plural pulvini [puhl-vahy-nahy] /pʌlˈvaɪ naɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. Botany. a cushionlike swelling at the base of a leaf or leaflet, at the point of junction with the axis. 2. Architecture. (def 2). /pʌlˈvaɪnəs/ noun (pl) -ni (-naɪ) 1. a swelling at the base of a leafstalk: changes in its turgor […]
[pyoo-muh, poo-] /ˈpyu mə, ˈpu-/ noun 1. . 2. the fur of a . /ˈpjuːmə/ noun 1. a large American feline mammal, Felis concolor, that resembles a lion, having a plain greyish-brown coat and long tail Also called cougar, mountain lion n. 1777, from Spanish puma, from Quechua (Peru) puma.
[puhm-uh-loh] /ˈpʌm əˌloʊ/ noun, plural pumelos. 1. .
[puhm-is] /ˈpʌm ɪs/ noun 1. Also called pumice stone. a porous or spongy form of volcanic glass, used as an abrasive. verb (used with object), pumiced, pumicing. 2. to rub, smooth, clean, etc., with pumice. /ˈpʌmɪs/ noun 1. Also called pumice stone. a light porous acid volcanic rock having the composition of rhyolite, used for […]