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Friday, September 19, 2014

Definitions for pilar

  1. of, pertaining to, or covered with hair.

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Citations for pilar
Their bodies are remarkably smooth, and devoid of pilar hair… James Cowles Prichard, Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind, 1826
Most of the men, and almost all the women, remove the eyelashes, and pilar hair rarely appears to grow. Sir Richard Francis Burton, The Lake Regions of Central Africa, 1860
Origin of pilar
1855-1860
Pilar came to English in the mid-1800s from the New Latin pilāris meaning "of hair."