Crinosity
Crinosity Cri*nos"i*ty (kr?-n?s"?-t?), n. Hairiness. [R.] [1913 Webster] ||

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  • crinosity — cri·nos·i·ty …   English syllables

  • crinosity — krīˈnäsəd.ē, krə̇ˈ noun ( es) Etymology: Latin crinis hair + English osity : hairiness …   Useful english dictionary

  • crinose — crinosity /kruy nos i tee, kri /, n. /kruy nohs, krin ohs/, adj. hairy. [ < L crin(is) hair + OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • crinose — crinosity /kruy nos i tee, kri /, n. /kruy nohs, krin ohs/, adj. hairy. [ < L crin(is) hair + OSE1] * * * crīˈnose adjective Hairy • • • Main Entry: ↑crinal …   Useful english dictionary

  • hairiness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. shagginess, downiness, pubescence, pilosity, hispidity, crinosity, bristliness, hirsuteness, furriness, fluffiness …   English dictionary for students

  • hairiness — n crinosity, furriness, downiness, pilosity, Both Bot., Zool. pubescence, pubescency; wooliness, shagginess, hirsuteness, Med. hirsutism; bristliness, Bot., Zool. hispidity …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • crinose —   a. hairy.    ♦ crinosity, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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