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pilar

[pahy-ler] /ˈpaɪ lər/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or covered with hair.
Origin of pilar
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60, pilar is from the New Latin word pilāris of hair. See pile3, -ar1
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  • Over the gate was a marble statue of a saint, who was called ‘Our Lady of pilar.’

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  • General pilar was one of the most distinguished citizens of the republic.

  • Later on that same day, Dr. pilar put out a call for volunteers.

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  • We can keep trying,” said pilar, “and hope we stumble across it by accident.

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  • Now a terrible thing was happening at pilar's home this evening.

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  • But pilar did not know it because she was dancing in the garden.

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  • But tonight, after pilar had left, her grandfather had been taken very ill.

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  • It was growing late, but pilar seldom went to bed before midnight.

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  • "We live by what Grandfather makes when he can work," said pilar.

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Word Origin and History for pilar
adj.

"pertaining to hair," 1858, from Modern Latin pilaris "hairy," from pilus "hair" (see pile (n.3)).

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pilar in Medicine

pilar pi·lar (pī'lər) or pi·la·ry (pī'lə-rē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or covered with hair.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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