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pilar

[pahy-ler] /ˈpaɪ lər/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or covered with hair.
Origin of pilar
1855-1860
1855-60; < New Latin pilāris of hair. See pile3, -ar1
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  • When pilar left the cathedral, she hurried toward the Street of the Serpents.

    The Little Spanish Dancer Madeline Brandeis
  • General pilar was one of the most distinguished citizens of the republic.

  • So Juan took the four paintings and gave pilar money for them.

    The Little Spanish Dancer Madeline Brandeis
  • Later on that same day, Dr. pilar put out a call for volunteers.

    Cum Grano Salis Gordon Randall Garrett
  • They had seen the fog rolling down the coast shortly after the Maggie had rounded pilar Point at sunset and headed north.

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • We can keep trying,” said pilar, “and hope we stumble across it by accident.

    Cum Grano Salis Gordon Randall Garrett
  • "We live by what Grandfather makes when he can work," said pilar.

    The Little Spanish Dancer Madeline Brandeis
  • But tonight, after pilar had left, her grandfather had been taken very ill.

    The Little Spanish Dancer Madeline Brandeis
  • Extensions of this line to the Boston and pilar mines can be made with little additional outlay.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 5 Willis Fletcher Johnson
Word Origin and History for pilar
adj.

"pertaining to hair," 1858, from Modern Latin pilaris "hairy," from pilus "hair" (see pile (n.3)).

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pilar in Medicine

pilar pi·lar (pī'lər) or pi·la·ry (pī'lə-rē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or covered with hair.

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