Piliferous
Piliferous Pi*lif"er*ous, a. [L. pilus hair + -ferous: cf. F. pilif[`e]re.] 1. Bearing a single slender bristle, or hair. [1913 Webster]

2. Beset with hairs. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • piliferous — [pī lif′ər əs] adj. [ PILI + FEROUS] having or bearing hair or hairs …   English World dictionary

  • piliferous — adj. [L. pilus, hair, ferre, to carry] Bearing hair …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • piliferous — /puy lif euhr euhs/, adj. having or producing hair. [1840 50; PILI + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • piliferous — adjective Containing or producing hair. See Also: hairy …   Wiktionary

  • piliferous — pi·lif·er·ous (pi lifґər əs) bearing or producing hair …   Medical dictionary

  • piliferous — bearing or growing hair Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • piliferous — pi·lif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • piliferous — /paɪˈlɪfərəs/ (say puy lifuhruhs) adjective having hair. {pili (combining form representing Latin pilus hair) + ferous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • piliferous — (ˈ)pī|lif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: pil (I) + ferous : bearing or producing hairs compare pilose …   Useful english dictionary

  • piliferous cyst — pilonidal cyst pilonidal sinus …   Medical dictionary

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