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capillatus

[kap-uh-ley-tuh s]
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  1. (of a cumulonimbus cloud) having a cirriform upper portion that resembles an anvil or a disorderly mass of hair.
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Origin of capillatus

< Latin capillātus having hair; see capillary, -ate1
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  • Hence crinitus means nothing more than covered with hair; capillatus is used in opp.

    Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes

    Ludwig Dderlein