[ kə-pĭl′əs ]
n. pl. ca•pil•li (-lī′)
A hair on the head.
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The Grete Herball, on the other hand, vouchsafes only the meagre information, Capillus veneris is an herbe so named!Herbals, Their Origin and Evolution|Agnes Arber
This strange action is called "capillary," from the resemblance the minute tubes bear to a hair, the Latin of which is capillus.