“I think he represents the mild eccentricity that a lot of us associate with piliferous men,” Porter says.
Just below the piliferous layer two or three layers of thick-walled cells are seen.
piliferous, bearing a slender bristle or hair (pilum), or beset with hairs.
piliferous pi·lif·er·ous (pī-lĭf'ər-əs)adj. Bearing or producing hair.