ulotrichous

adjective
ulot·​ri·​chous | \ -rə̇kəs \

Definition of ulotrichous

: exhibiting ulotrichy : having woolly or crisp hair

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History and Etymology for ulotrichous

New Latin Ulotrichi (plural) division of humankind having crisp or woolly hair (from Greek oulotrich-, oulothrix having curly or woolly hair, from oulos curly, woolly + trich-, thrix hair) + English -ous; akin to Greek eilein to roll, eilyein to roll, wrap

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“Ulotrichous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ulotrichous. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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