[pahy-lee-uh s, pil-ee-]
- hairy or furry.
Origin of pileous
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Related Words for pileousfurry, shaggy, woolly, fuzzy, unshaven, hirsute, bearded, bristly, bushy, downy, fleecy, flocculent, fluffy, rough, tufted, bewhiskered, lanate, pileous, piliferous, pubescent
- of or relating to hair
Word Origin for pileous
C19: ultimately from Latin pilus a hair
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