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pileous

[pahy-lee-uh s, pil-ee-] /ˈpaɪ li əs, ˈpɪl i-/
adjective
1.
hairy or furry.
Origin of pileous
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; pile3 + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for pileous

pileous

/ˈpaɪlɪəs; ˈpɪl-/
adjective (biology)
1.
hairy
2.
of or relating to hair
Word Origin
C19: ultimately from Latin pilus a hair
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pileous in Medicine

pileous pi·le·ous (pī'lē-əs)
adj.
Hairy.

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