Definition of Pilous

1. Adjective. Covered with hairs especially fine soft ones.

Exact synonyms: Pilary, Pilose
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Similar to: Haired, Hairy, Hirsute
Derivative terms: Pile, Pile



Definition of Pilous

1. a. See Pilose.

Definition of Pilous

1. Adjective. Covered with fine hair; pilose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pilous

1. pilose [adj] - See also: pilose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilous

pilotages
piloted
pilotfish
pilotfishes
pilothouse
pilothouses
piloti
piloting
pilotings
pilotis
pilotless
pilotless aircraft
pilotman
pilotmen
pilots
pilous (current term)
pilow
pilows
pilpul
pilsener
pilseners
pilsenite
pilsner
pilsners
pilula
pilular
pilulas
pilule
pilules

Literary usage of Pilous

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1. On diseases of the skin: A System of Cutaneous Medicine by Erasmus Wilson (1868)
"... the discoloration and pilous growth involving the ear a as the rest of the ... and pilous spots scattered upon his limbs. The mother of the met with no ..."

2. The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer (1898)
"... doun she falleth 1079 For pilous joye, and after hire ... О which a pilous thyng it was to se II ir ..."

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