Hirtellous
Hirtellous Hir*tel"lous, a. [Dim., fr. L. hirtus hairy.] (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Pubescent with minute and somewhat rigid hairs. [1913 Webster]

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  • hirtellous — (|)hər|teləs, |hir adjective Etymology: Latin hirtus + ellus (diminutive suffix) : finely hirsute thickened hirtellous leaves * * * /herr tel euhs/, adj. minutely hirsute. Also, hirsutulous. [ < L …   Useful english dictionary

  • hirtellous — /herr tel euhs/, adj. minutely hirsute. Also, hirsutulous. [ < L hirt(us) hairy + NL ellus dim. adj. suffix; see OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hirtellous — Having or resembling fine hairs; term describing the filamentous protein polysaccharide coating of microvilli. See glycocalyx. [L. hirtus, hairy, shaggy] …   Medical dictionary

  • hirtellous — adj. having very little hair …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hirtellous — hir·tel·lous …   English syllables

  • hirsutulous — /herr sooh cheuh leuhs/, adj. hirtellous. [HIRSUTE + ULOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hirsutulous — (|)hər|süchələs, |hir adjective Etymology: hirsute + ulous : minutely or slightly hirsute * * * /herr sooh cheuh leuhs/, adj. hirtellous. [HIRSUTE + ULOUS] …   Useful english dictionary

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