, v. t. To apply pulvil to. [Obs.] Congreve.
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(?), } n. [See Pulvil.] A kind of perfume in the form of a powder, formerly much used, -- often in little bags.
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Smells of incense, ambergris, and pulvillios.
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(?), n.;
pl. Pulvilli (#).
[L., a little cushion.] (Zol.) One of the minute cushions on the feet of certain insects.
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(?), n. [L., a cushion.] (Anat.) A prominence on the posterior part of the thalamus of the human brain.
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(?), } a. [L. pulvinatus, fr. pulvinus a cushion, an elevation.] 1. (Arch.) Curved convexly or swelled; as, a pulvinated frieze. Brande & C.
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2. (Zol.) Having the form of a cushion.
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