- belonging to a group of people having woolly or crisply curly hair.
Origin of ulotrichous
1855–60; < New Latin Ulotrich(i) (plural) formerly a name for a division of mankind (< Greek oulótrichos (singular) curly-haired, equivalent to oûlo(s) thick, fleecy + -trichos -haired, derivative of thríx hair + -ous
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- having woolly or curly hair
C19: from New Latin Ulotrichī (classification applied to humans having this type of hair), from Greek oulothrix, from oulos curly + thrix hair