ulotrichous

ulotrichous

[yoo-lo-tri-kuhs]
adjective
belonging to a group of people having woolly or crisply curly hair.

Origin:
1855–60; < Neo-Latin Ulotrich(i) (plural) formerly a name for a division of mankind (< Greek oulótrichos (singular) curly-haired, equivalent to oûlo(s) thick, fleecy + -trichos -haired, derivative of thríx hair + -ous

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ulotrichous (juːˈlɒtrɪkəs)
 
adj
having woolly or curly hair
 
[C19: from New Latin Ulotrichī (classification applied to humans having this type of hair), from Greek oulothrix, from oulos curly + thrix hair]
 
u'lotrichy
 
n

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