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pilus

[ pahy-luhs ]
/ ˈpaɪ ləs /
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noun, plural pi·li [pahy-lahy]. /ˈpaɪ laɪ/. Biology.
a hair or hairlike structure.
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Origin of pilus

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1955–60
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