Pilos

[ pee-laws ]
/ ˈpi lɔs /

noun

Greek name of Navarino.

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Example sentences from the Web for Pilos

  • His hair, short and arranged in thick curls, hung beneath the pilos, forming a hollow crown around his head.

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  • Pilosace is from two Greek words, pilos, felt; sakos, garment.

British Dictionary definitions for Pilos

Pílos
/ (ˈpilɔs) /

noun

transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Pylos
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