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pilous

[pahy-luh s] /ˈpaɪ ləs/
adjective
1.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin pilōsus. See pilose, -ous
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pilose

/ˈpaɪləʊz/
adjective
1.
(biology) covered with fine soft hairs: pilose leaves
Derived Forms
pilosity (paɪˈlɒsɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C18: from Latin pilōsus, from pilus hair

pilous

/ˈpaɪləs/
adjective
1.
a variant of pilose
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