What have we here to do with pilus and Furius, who defended the cause of injustice against justice?
From the similarity of the name, it has been thought that here Furius and pilus are only one man.
Page 60 as A. verna; the pilus convex, the annulus broad and entire, Changed to pileus.
pilus pi·lus (pī'ləs)
n. pl. pi·li (-lī')
A fine filamentous appendage, somewhat analogous to the flagellum, that occurs on some bacteria. Also called fimbria.