capillaceous

[ kap-uh-ley-shuh s ]
/ ˌkæp əˈleɪ ʃəs /

adjective


RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. capful,
  2. caph,
  3. capias,
  4. capibara,
  5. capiche,
  6. capillarectasia,
  7. capillaries,
  8. capillariomotor,
  9. capillaritis,
  10. capillarity

Origin of capillaceous

1725–35; < Latin capillāceus hairy, equivalent to capill(us) hair + -āceus -aceous

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Examples from the Web for capillaceous

  • Capillaceous, Capillary, hair-like in shape; as fine as hair or slender bristles.



British Dictionary definitions for capillaceous

capillaceous

/ (ˌkæpɪˈleɪʃəs) /

adjective

having numerous filaments resembling hairs or threads
resembling a hair; capillary

Word Origin for capillaceous

C18: from Latin capillāceus hairy, from capillus hair

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