pilous

pilous

[pahy-luhs]
adjective

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin pilōsus. See pilose, -ous

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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

pilous (ˈpaɪləs)
 
adj
a variant of pilose

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