Mollipilose \Mol`li*pi*lose"\, a. [L. mollis soft + pilosus hairy.] (Zo["o]l.) Having soft hairs; downy. [1913 Webster]

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  • mollipilose — mollipilose, a. (mɒlɪˈpaɪləʊs) [f. L. mollis soft: see pilose.] Having soft pilage or plumage (Cent. Dict. 1890). Hence mollipiˈlosity (Ibid.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mollescent —   a. softening.    ♦ mollify, v.t. soften; appease.    ♦ mollipilose, a. downy.    ♦ mollities, n.   Medicine, softness.    ♦ mollitious, a. softening; voluptuous …   Dictionary of difficult words

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