pilose

adjective
pi·​lose | \ ˈpī-ˌlōs How to pronounce pilose (audio) \

Definition of pilose

: covered with usually soft hair

Other Words from pilose

pilosity \ pī-​ˈlä-​sə-​tē How to pronounce pilose (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of pilose

1712, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pilose

Latin pilosus, from pilus hair

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“Pilose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pilose. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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pilose

adjective
pi·​lose | \ ˈpī-ˌlōs How to pronounce pilose (audio) \

Medical Definition of pilose

: covered with usually soft hair

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