pilosity

pilose

[pahy-lohs]
adjective
covered with hair, especially soft hair; furry.
Also, pilous.


Origin:
1745–55; < Latin pilōsus shaggy. See pile3, -ose1

pilosity [pahy-los-i-tee] , noun
subpilose, adjective
subpilosity, noun
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pilose or pilous (ˈpaɪləʊz)
 
adj
biology covered with fine soft hairs: pilose leaves
 
[C18: from Latin pilōsus, from pilus hair]
 
pilous or pilous
 
adj
 
[C18: from Latin pilōsus, from pilus hair]
 
pilosity or pilous
 
n

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pilose pi·lose (pī'lōs) or pi·lous (-ləs)
adj.
Covered with fine, soft hair.

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