Pileous Pi"le*ous, a. [See {Pilous}.] Consisting of, or covered with, hair; hairy; pilose. [1913 Webster]

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  • pileous — [pī′lē əs, pil′ēəs] adj. [< L pilus, hair (see PILE2) + EOUS] hairy or furry …   English World dictionary

  • pileous — /puy lee euhs, pil ee /, adj. hairy or furry. [1835 45; PILE3 + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pileous — adj. hairy, furry, covered in hair …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pileous — pi·le·ous …   English syllables

  • pileous — /ˈpaɪliəs/ (say puyleeuhs) adjective 1. of or relating to hair. 2. hairy. {pile3 + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pileous — ˈpīlēəs, ˈpil adjective Etymology: pil (I) + eous : hairy, pilose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roughness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Roughness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 roughness roughness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 tooth tooth grain texture ripple Sgm: N 1 asperity asperity rugosity salebrosity| corrugation …   English dictionary for students

  • gland — An organized aggregation of cells functioning as a secretory or excretory organ. SYN: glandula (1) [TA]. [L. glans, acorn] accessory g. a small mass of glandular structure, detached from but lying near another and larger g., to which it is… …   Medical dictionary

  • hairy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. hirsute; furry; slang, dangerous. See roughness, danger, hair.Ant., smooth. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Bushy] Syn. bristly, shaggy, woolly, unshorn, downy, fleecy, whiskered, pileous, pubescent,… …   English dictionary for students

  • pillose — a.; (also pilous) Pileous, hairy …   New dictionary of synonyms

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